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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