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Katelynn S.

Katelynn is a very conscientious, dependable and timely employee. She is very patient with children and is a very compassionate caregiver. - Clara

Hannah B.

Hannah was a very reliable worker! She always gave it her best and made sure everything was going smoothly. - Sarah

Sherry G.

She is dependable, honest, hard working, great with kids and adults, has a huge heart, pays attention to detail, very patient and kind, efficient and timely, neat and clean and mature. She takes direction well and is confident. She was compliant with rules and boundaries and loves to have fun and laugh. I would recommend her for employment as I know she would do a great job! - Stacie

What’s the average cost of a child care provider in Iowa?

The average cost of a child care provider in Iowa is $11.23 per hour. The cost of a child care provider is dependent on the child care provider’s experience, qualifications and location.
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How to Find Affordable Child Care in Iowa

Nanny Lane is a child care website to help you find child care near your area in Iowa. Our child care services include background checks, PLUS, and payroll.

Understand the Different Types of Child Care in Iowa

If you’re looking for affordable child care, you should explore the different types of care and how they compare to each other in Iowa. What are the differences between a solo nanny and a nanny share? What about a nanny share vs. daycare? Or nanny share vs. nursery school? Or a solo nanny vs. an au pair? What is a nanny share?

There are lots of options to find affordable child care that works best for your family, and Nanny Lane’s child care services is here to help along the way.

Explore the Costs of Different Child Care Options in Iowa

There are various types of child care (solo nanny, nanny share, etc), with different levels of costs. For how much to pay a nanny, key factors that determine cost are experience, the number of children, where you live, and much more. In addition, during the hiring process, you should be considerate of how to handle expenses (e.g. gas, food, etc.).

If you choose a nanny as the best child care option for your family, there are ways to save on nanny costs like an afterschool co-op or having relatives who live close offer child care support on certain days.

Alternatively, you can [split the costs of a nanny)(/guide/family/identifying-your-needs/how-to-split-nanny-share-costs). There are lots of different nanny share setups that highlight how to make nanny shares even if the kids are different ages. With a nanny share, you can find a family first or hire a nanny and consider creating a nanny share. Either way, a nanny share is the most affordable way to employ a nanny.

Find what works best for you and your family. Nanny Lane’s child care services are here to help you along the way.

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