Paying Your Nanny: Pay Basics

This article contains data on nanny wages data from PSP’s 2019 Nanny Survey. Please make concessions for higher pay  Here we map out the typical pay practices, including PSP community standards and FAQS from our members.

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What to Pay Your Nanny Overnight

This article looks at what PSP members pay their nanny when they need childcare overnight. You will find what members revealed in the most recent Nanny Survey (2015) and shared across our groups.

HELP with your Nanny Taxes has arrived!

All the steps you need to know to comply with New York State and Federal laws concerning payroll, overtime, taxes and more with your Nanny

Paying a Nanny/Babysitter on the Books

Step-by-step instructions and web links for paying your nanny or other household employee on the books.

Nanny Goodbye Gifts (including final compensation and pay)

Parting is such sweet sorrow... Looking for a special gift idea to give to your nanny when saying goodbye?  Here are some member suggestions.

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Nanny and Foul Weather Days: What is the Right Thing To Do?

Hurricanes, blizzards, and foul weather forecasts: oh my! Bad weather can wreak havoc: transport halts, schools close, and work schedules get rearranged. What happens to your nanny? Maybe you don’t need your nanny to come in anymore, or your nanny can’t get to work because the subway stopped or their own, personal childcare needs fall through. Do you pay your nanny for the day off? Or do you not pay? Here PSP members share their experiences.

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Maternity Leave for a Nanny: What to do When Your Nanny is Pregnant

Wondering what to expect your nanny is expecting? What do you do when your nanny is pregnant? How do you manage maternity leave? Or what if they want to bring their baby to work? PSP members share how they handled their caregiver expecting their own little one.

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Nanny and Paid Vacation

 This question comes up frequently on Park Slope Parents: "When we hired our nanny we told her that she would get 2 weeks paid vacation. It now turns out she may get around 5 weeks as we will be away for a lot of the summer. How have folks dealt with the situation?"

What you need to know about the NYS Family Leave Law and your nanny

There are lots of folks who are going to benefit from the new NYS Family Leave Law—and nannies are included in those covered by the new law.

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Nanny Raises and More

Wondering when you should give your nanny more money?

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