Salary Guide

Salary Guide for Nannies, Housekeepers and Maternity Nurses

 

Deciding on the salary for your employee might be confusing.

Before you decide what to pay your Nanny, Housekeeper, Nanny/Housekeeper or Maternity Nurse you should consider their experience, qualifications and skills.

 

Nannies` and Housekeepers` wages are usually quoted as weekly ‘net’ earnings and you as an employer will be required to pay for the NI and taxes on top of their weekly or monthly wage. For more information about Nanny tax please visit https://www.nannytax.co.uk/

 

Nanny and Housekeeper salary guide, based on current market *

Position Hours per week Weekly net salary
Nanny Live-out 40-60 £10 +ph
Nanny Live-in 40-60 £350 – £500+
Housekeeper Live-out 40-60 £10+ph
Housekeeper Live-in 40-60 £350 – £500+

 

* Salaries depend on the amount of working hours and days in the week, candidates’ experience, qualifications and particular skills.

 

 

Maternity nurses work 5, 5.5 or 6 days a week, 24 hours shifts or an 8 – 12 hour shifts during days or nights only. Maternity nurses are self-employed and their salaries depend on experience, location, qualifications and whether they are responsible for a single baby, twins or triplets.

 

 

 

Maternity Nurse salary guide, based on current market *

 

Position Hours Salary net
Single baby 24hrs £180+
Day or Night 8-12hrs £14-£16+ph
Bank Holidays 1.5 or 2 times usual rate

*Salaries depend on the amount of working hours and days in the week, candidates’ experience, qualifications and particular skills.