PAY & BENEFITS
Before hiring a nanny or household employee, having an idea of the current local industry is helpful for planning for your family. Hourly rates are based on experience, expectations, & position-specific requirements. Below is a general guideline of Nashville nanny and household employee pay based on industry rates for professional household services and accepted job offers through our agency. Average rates have increased from 2021 - 2022 due to the high demand and the growing Middle Tennessee market.
NASHVILLE, TN MARKET RATES
NANNY: $25 - $30+/hr
FAMILY ASSISTANT: $25 - $30+/hr
HOUSE MANAGER/PERSONAL ASSISTANT: $30 - $38+/hr
*Requests such as infant specialist, RN's and Private Educators DOE $30-$45/hour
All rates are listed in gross hourly wages. Candidates are paid legally directly by their employer and are considered non-exempt household employees.
INDUSTRY STANDARD EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS
In addition to the above compensation, nannies and household staff are generally offered benefits that include:
5 - 10 days of PTO
Health insurance stipend
Paid Holidays/sick days
Car seat(s) provided by family
Guaranteed pay: This is pay for requested hours per week even if the family does not need them for all of the hours. This is not a salary. Any additional hours are compensated.
Performance based reviews, semi-annual/annual raises, & bonuses
At SSN we require all clients to be tax compliant when hiring a candidate. Understanding the annual cost and savings from employing someone in your household are important. We trust the experts at GTM Payroll to handle payment and taxes. Easily manage financial household employee requirements and estimate the cost of employing household staff using this paycheck calculator tool below.