Nannies > Live-In Nannies > Live-In Nannies in California

Find a live-in nanny in California

Nanny Lane is an easy and safe place for finding live-in nannies

Find live-in nannies near you

Hire a live-in nanny in California

With over 5,119+ live-in nannies across California, find a live-in nanny that fits your lifestyle.
Find live-in nannies near me

Find live-in nannies in your city

Browsing profiles on a tablet while enjoying a cup of coffee
Find affordable child care that fits your lifestyle
Get Started
Hire a live-in nanny with great references
Katelyn V. - Seeking Work in Santa Fe Springs
Katelyn V.

Katelyn was an honor to have and truly the best! she always came with such a positive attitude & with the most amazing smile truly the best! My kids truly do love her and she taught them many things while babysitting them! I will forever be thankful to come across such an amazing young lady like her! 10/10 totally recommend! - Adrianna

Dee N. - Seeking Work in Palmdale
Dee N.

She is great with kids of all ages. She has watched my daughter several times. I have also seen her in many situations with groups of kids and she does really great with them. - Jennifer

Juliana M. - Seeking Work in Mountain View
Juliana M.

Juliana is an excellent person That I can have for a couple of months for my baby girl She is nice, and pacient so creative and dinamic person I definitely recomend her - Lina

Get Started

What’s the average cost of a live-in nanny in California?

The average cost of a live-in nanny in California is $16.56 per hour. The cost of a live-in nanny is dependent on the live-in nanny’s experience, qualifications and location.
Learn more about live-in nanny costs

How to Hire a Live-In Nanny in California

Nanny Lane is a nanny website that can help you find a live-in nanny in your area. Our nanny services include background checks, PLUS, and nanny payroll.

Common Responsibilities of Live-In Nannies California

To understand if a live-in nanny is right for you, it’s best to start by assessing your family’s needs. Live-in nannies are best suited for families’ that need flexible, full-time, in-home child care as live-in nannies reside with the family that they care for. A live-in nanny offers support with housekeeping, errands and other household responsibilities, similar to mother’s helpers, au-pairs, and full-time nannies. However, the perk that live-in nannies offer that sets them apart from other types of nannies, is round-the-clock and emergency coverage. These instances, as well as your location and the nanny’s experience are some of the many factors to consider when deciding how much you should pay a live-in nanny.

Interviews for Live-In Nannies in California

When hiring potential live-in nannies, you should conduct interviews. Interviews are a great opportunity to get to know your live-in nanny candidates better. Here are some questions to consider asking:

California Contracts for Live-In Nannies

When finalizing the details of your live-in nanny position, it’s important to make sure that everyone is on the same page. The easiest way to do this is to create a job offer for your live-in nanny position.

In your job offer, you should communicate the responsibilities and compensation for your live-in nanny position. In writing out the responsibilities of your live-in nanny, you might also choose to add some responsibilities that are specific to your families’ needs like if you expect your live-in nanny to travel with you and the details around travelling with your live-in nanny.

When considering what it means for your live-in nanny when you take vacation, you should also consider how you want to handle their vacation time, and other aspects of their compensation. This includes a live-in nanny salary, over-time, benefits, and any expenses like food and gas. And don’t forget to be clear about how and when you plan on paying your live-in nanny with a nanny payroll service or by yourself.

After presenting your job offer, you can create a contract for your live-in nanny to create the foundation for a good relationship with your nanny. And of course, as you learn how to hire a nanny, Nanny Lane's nanny services are here to help you along the way.

How to find a live-in nanny on Nanny Lane

Create a Profile
Create a Profile
Tell nannies and families about yourself
Connect & Hire
Connect & Hire
Message, interview, and run a background check
Start Payroll
Start Payroll
We do all your nanny payroll and taxes for you.
Get Started

Popular searches in California