Nanny Salaries rise by 8% in 2018 in the UK

August 13, 2019

Great news for our professional in home childcare industry as daily ‘live out’ nanny wages across 2018 rose by 8% both in London and in the Home Counties and 9% for residential ‘live in’ nannies in London (8% for ‘live in’ nannies in the Home Counties), the Nannytax annual wage survey reported today. In comparison with the mean median UK full time earnings increase of 3.5% (source office of national statistics) the 8% increase is huge!

On reading the recent Nannytax wage review, Norland Nanny Frankie Gray, the founder of Harmony at Home said, “It’s great to see the financial recognition professional nannies receive by way of this increase, along with the recent increase in awards and national recognition days. I hope to see more positive changes for UK nannies in the future”

The Key findings from Nannytax

  • Live-out nannies in London earn an average gross wage of £13.35 per hour, an 8.1% increase from 2017. This is the highest paying region for live-out nannies across the country.
  • Live-out nannies working in the rest of the UK earn an average gross of £10.96 per hour, an increase of 8.4% from our 2017 report.
  • Live-in nannies, working outside of London, earn average gross figure £8.32, a 7.7% increase from 2017.
  • Outside of London, the South East of England is the highest paid area for Live-in nannies, who earn an average gross wage of £9.76 per hour.
  • Nannytax found that 90% of nannies are required to be enrolled into a pension scheme. As part of this, employers are required to contribute 3% and the nanny must contribute 5% to their pension pot.

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Posted by Harmony at Home Head Office Team | Filed Under Expert Advice, Harmony at Home News