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

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)
• 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): $275
  • 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)
• 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 $175
  • Emergency Backup Care Membership Fee $175

Agency Fees (by placement)

  • Placement booked with at least 48 hours’ notice: $30 / day
  • Placement booked with less than 48 hours’ notice: $35 / day
  • Same day service: $40
  • 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)
• 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