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Old 12-10-2007, 12:31 PM
 
Location: Naperville
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Would like to hire a Nanny. I was wondering what thetypical rates are for a live-in Nanny to tkae care of two kids...I live in Naperville...
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Old 12-11-2007, 09:16 AM
 
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I have a friend who has a live-out nanny with two kids and she gets 600.00 a week. The nanny is there from 6:30am-5:30pm which is about $11.00 an hour. They pay her extra for any time over 5:30. They provide a car for her to use with the children. I would think a live - in nanny would be paid less because you are providing room and board. Would you cover her health insurance too? My sister in law was a professional nanny for 14 years. She was a live in who traveled with the family and was on call 24/7. They paid her a weekly salary and extra for any hours after 6pm and on weekends. She was paid when she vacationed with them too. Her health insurance was paid for, she was given a car and she had her own room and bathroom and ate meals with the family. She made about 30k a year. Make sure you double check the laws about having a live in nanny. For some reason I was thinking the nanny had to have her/his own room and bathroom. I also remember some interesting tax laws too. Good luck to you.
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Old 12-11-2007, 09:27 AM
 
Location: South Side
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You may wanna consider an au pair if you have the space to house one in your residence. They are dedicated and pretty cheap and they work long hours.

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Old 12-11-2007, 02:23 PM
 
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Originally Posted by Manigault;2223158. They are dedicated and pretty cheap and they work long hours.

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Yikes, sounds like slave labor to me
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Old 12-12-2007, 03:00 PM
 
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From what I've heard the au pair route has even more strict guidelines to follow. I just had to fill out a 12 pages referral form for a friend who is looking into having an au pair for the summer.
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Old 12-12-2007, 03:40 PM
 
Location: South Side
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Default Au Pairs

I'm in favor of the strict guidelines because and au pair could really be exploited in a private home far from where she is from. So its good that the host homes have to provide references.

I have an au pair in one of my night classes and she seems pretty reasonable. I've even seen her in the 'hood pushing a baby carriage. She has good English skills and is from Eastern Europe but I'm not exactly sure where.
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Old 12-12-2007, 07:08 PM
 
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I think $250-$300/ day would suffice.
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Old 12-13-2007, 09:05 AM
 
Location: Volker, Kansas City, MO
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You're joking right? That's almost $80,000 a year!
... maybe I'm in the wrong profession, but I really doubt nannies make that kind of money.
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Old 12-13-2007, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Raleigh, NC
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You're joking right? That's almost $80,000 a year!
... maybe I'm in the wrong profession, but I really doubt nannies make that kind of money.
Move to New York City. There nannies and mannies make can make over 100K. But you have have to graduate from a good school or you won't be considered.
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Old 12-14-2007, 07:13 AM
 
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You're joking right? That's almost $80,000 a year!
... maybe I'm in the wrong profession, but I really doubt nannies make that kind of money.
No joke-- Do you want a professional or an uneducated, green haired, polkadotted skin, $8.00/hour non-english speaking, web-toed, banglavochian taking care of your two young kids.
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