A Brilliant Nanny

Nanny Salaries, Taxes and Benefits

Suggested Permanent Nanny Salaries (before taxes)

Full Time (40 hours per week) $600-$850 per week
More than 40 hours per week $850-$1,000 per week
Part-time $15 to $25 per hour, depending on experience and responsibilities

Permanent Nanny Benefits
  • Employment Agreement signed by the nanny and the family
  • Paid vacation, legal holidays, and family sick leave (in accordance with Oregon employment law)
  • Guaranteed wages based on employment agreement
  • Mileage reimbursement (or car provided for use) during work hours – the current IRS mileage reimbursement rate is 53.5 cents per mile
  • Health Insurance (optional)
  • Appropriate state and federal tax withholdings
Taxes and Employment

Any nanny you hire is your employee. If you pay your nanny more than $2,000 in a calendar year or more than $1,000.00 in a quarter, you are responsible for employer taxes and withholdings. Check out MyHomePay for more information.