Our Fees

Please review our fee structure for long-term and short-term nannies, caregivers and housekeeping.

Please see the service details pages for fees for: Hotel & Event Child Care or Pet Sitting Services.

If you have questions, please call us at 518-348-0400.

Long-Term Live-Out Placement Fees

* Our fees are based on your employee’s total gross compensation. This is your employee’s pay before taxes and other deductions are withheld from their wages. Total gross compensation is calculated by multiplying the rate of pay by number of hours worked plus time-and-a-half for any overtime hours.

Average weekly rates

The rates below detail the average amount you will be expected to pay your nanny and/or other household employee:

  • Full-time (Live-out) $600 – $900 / week
  • Nanny Share $500 – $600 / week

Other Factors – Paying Live-Out Nannies

• NYS minimum wage is $13.20 per hour (outside of NYC) – minimum wage is increasing to $14.20 an hour as of 12/31/22.
• Housekeeping duties are generally paid extra
• These charges are in GROSS wages (before taxes)
• Employer taxes are an additional 10-11% of gross wages
• Employee withholding taxes are generally 20-30% of gross wages on a full-time salary
• You negotiate the wages and payment method directly with the caregiver

 

 

Long-Term Live-In Placement Fees

Live-In Agency Fee (by placement)

  • Application Fee (one-time): $375
  • Buy-out option of 13% of employee’s annual salary

Average weekly rates

The rates below detail the average amount you will be expected to pay your nanny and/or other household employee:

  • Full-time (Live-in) $325 – $500 / week (Plus figure an additional cost of $50 / week in utilities and food.)
  • Nanny Share $350 – 500 / week

Other Factors – Paying a Live-in Nanny

• NYS minimum wage is $13.20 per hour (outside of NYC) – minimum wage is increasing to $14.20 an hour as of 12/31/22.
• Housekeeping duties are generally paid extra
• These charges are in GROSS wages (before taxes)
• Employer taxes are an additional 10-11% of gross wages
• Employee withholding taxes are generally 20-30% of gross wages on a full-time salary
• You negotiate the wages and payment method directly with the caregiver

Short-Term Service Fees

Note that a 4-hour minimum service is required for all short-term placements.

Short Term Placement Fees

  • Annual Membership Fee $250
  • Emergency Backup Care Membership Fee $250

Agency Fees (by placement)

  • Placement booked with at least 48 hours’ notice: $35 / day
  • Placement booked with less than 48 hours’ notice: $40 / day
  • Same day service: $50
  • Emergency backup care: $60
  • Holidays: $45 / day

The rates below detail the average amount you will be expected to pay your nanny and/or other household employee:

  • Part-time $15-$20 / hour
  • Overnights $100 / evening
  • Tutoring $30 / hour

See special fees for:

Hotel & Event Child Care | Pet Sitting Services

Other Factors – Paying for Short-Term Services

• NYS minimum wage is $13.20 per hour (outside of NYC) – minimum wage is increasing to $14.20 an hour as of 12/31/22.
• Housekeeping duties are generally paid extra
• These charges are in GROSS wages (before taxes)
• Employer taxes are an additional 10-11% of gross wages
• Employee withholding taxes are generally 20-30% of gross wages on a full-time salary