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Childcare Salary Guide

Childcarer salaries vary dependant on the candidates experience, skills and the job requirements. The salaries listed below are in keeping with market rates.

Live out nanny:

Typically, live-out nannies can charge between £400 and £600 net per week for placements in the UK.

Live in nanny:

Typically, live-in nannies can charge between £350 and £500 net per week in the UK and between £500 and £900 net per week overseas. 

Mother’s helper:

Typically, live-in mother’s help can charge between £150 and £250 net per week in the UK and between £250 and £350 net per week overseas.

Governess:

Typically, governesses can charge between £600 and £800 net per week in the UK and between £700 and £1,200 net per week abroad.

Maternity Nurse:

Typically, maternity nurses will charge the following weekly salaries in the UK:

£750 – £900 gross for a single baby / 6 days per week

£900 – £1,200 gross for twins / 6 days per week

£1,100 – £1,300 gross for triplets / 6 days per week

Night Maternity Nurse:

Salary (hourly rates)

£13 – £18 gross for a single baby

£15 – £20 gross for twins or triplets

Day Maternity Nurse:

Salary (hourly rates)

£13 – £18 gross for a single baby

£15 – £20 gross for twins or triplets

Doula:

Salary (hourly rates)

£10 – £15 gross for a single baby

£15 – £18 gross for twins or triplets

Childminder:

Average cost of a Childminder in London is: £5.02 per hour

Au Pair:

£60 – £130 per week

Additional sources:

Nanny Tax calculator

National Childminding Association

British Association of Au Pairs