The cost of child care in the New York area is different from one neighborhood to the next. If you live in Brooklyn, the cost of a nanny is about $18 per hour. This means the average nanny salary is about $720 per week before taxes.
Did you know: Families in Brooklyn are paying about 6% more for nannies than families in New York
There are a few reasons why a nanny in Brooklyn costs more than in New York. Location is just one of the many factors that play a role in determining how much to pay your nanny. Learn more about what to consider when determining the cost of a nanny here, and how different responsibilities and work schedules can impact the average hourly rate in Brooklyn here.
If you’re looking for ways to save on the cost of a nanny, nanny shares are a great option. In a nanny share, nannies typically earn more per hour while each family involved pays less.
Each family pays about 2/3 of the going rate for nannies in their area. With the average cost of a Brooklyn nanny being $18 per hour, both families in a nanny share will pay $12 per hour. This means they save $6 per hour in a nanny share, while the nanny earns $24 per hour.
You can start your search for a nanny share by finding a family with similar needs or by finding a nanny that’s interested in a nanny share in your area whether it’s Williamsburg, Park Slope, Brooklyn Heights, or Bushwick.
Be sure that the family you’re starting a nanny share with has similar needs to yours. Budgets and schedules are two examples of what to ask about when finding your ideal nanny share match.
Learn more about how to set up a nanny share here.