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Rates & Placement Fees

The Gold Standard works closely with you to understand, construct a personalized job description and assemble a competitive package to attract candidates that meet your needs. 

Below is our general guideline for career nanny rates and an overview of our placement fees. 

Nashville Area

$20-$30+

Atlanta Area

$20-$30+

Professional Nanny Rates 

National

$16-$40+

(Gross Hourly Rate. Depending Upon Local Rates)

Chicago Area

$25-$40+

Los Angeles Area

$30-$40+

Omaha Area

$16-$25+

Denver Area

$25-$35+

In addition to the hourly rate, most professional nannies receive the following benefits:

  • 2 Week Paid Vacation 

  • Paid Holidays

  • Paid Sick Days

  • Health Insurance Provided or Stipend

  • Mileage Reimbursement (On-The-Job Transportation) 

  • Guarantee Pay & Overtime pay (Time and A-Half)

  • Annual Bonuses

  • CPR Certification Reimbursement 

  • Continued Education Reimbursement 

  • Extra Perks

  • Bi-Weekly Payroll (W-2 Form)

Placement Fees

*We donate a proceed of every Placement Fee to TNKidsBelong to help children in the foster system*

Long-Term Placement Fee

  • Nashville, TN (surrounding areas) our Long-Term Placement Fee is 10% of the employee's gross annual compensation (one time placement fee). Live-In Placement Fee is 12%.

  • Nationwide search fee for families outside the greater Nashville, Tn area our Long-Term Placement Fee is 15% of the employee's gross annual compensation (one time placement fee). Live-In Nanny is 17%.

  • 90 day Replacement Policy included.

  • A $300 Search Fee is required to begin the search.

  • Example of a Long-Term Placement: Full-Time or Part-Time Nanny, Live-In Nanny, Nanny Shares, etc...

*Payment Plans Available*

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Short-Term Placement Fee

  •  $500 Monthly Fee (can be prorated if needed).

  • Employee needed for no less than 30 days and no more than 90.

  • Example of a Short-Term Placement: Summer Nanny, Newborn Care Specialists

  • 30 Day Replacement Policy included

  • A $300 Search Fee is required to begin the search.

Temporary Placement Fee

  • One-Time Babysitter (Date Night/Hotel/Airbnb/Vacation Sitter)

    • $20 Service Fee paid to agency

    • 3 hour consecutive minimum on all services (If 6 hrs or more are booked, an 6 hr minimum will apply).

    • ​We kindly request that the family pay's for the sitter’s parking by either handing her/his cash, or having her/his validate her/his parking ticket at the front desk so it will be charged to the family's room.

  • Recurring Babysitter $300 Flat Rate Fee per yea

    • Best option for family's who need a babysitter 1-5 or more times a month.

    • Family will be responsible for paying the sitter’s hourly rate in cash at the end of each day.

    • All services based on availability.

  • Cancellation Policy 

    • ​Once we have matched your family with a sitter, if the family decides to cancel their entire reservation (even weeks prior) we will still charge the family's credit card the $20 non-refundable service fee for the agency's time.

    • 12 hour or less cancellation: There is an added $30 cancellation fee. The agency will take out processing fees then give the remainder to the family's sitter. For example: the family's credit card will be charged $75 (the $45 service fee for the company + $30 for the sitter).

    • 4 hours or less cancellation notice: the family will be charged in FULL for the entire shift the family had reserved the sitter for + the $20 company service fee.

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The Gold Standard Membership

  • For families who use The Gold Standard as their placement agency or families who already have a nanny. We are here for you!

  • $150 Monthly Membership Fee (cancel anytime) or $1500 Annual Membership Fee

  • Nanny Nutrition Course & Certification

  • Monthly meetings, mentoring, continued education for the nannies.

  • Nannies are Trauma Trained

  • Fill-in/substitute sitter (*based on availability)

  • Exclusive access to our Partnering Businesses and their discounts!

  • Assistance with finding child related activities (swim lessons, music tutors, coaches, etc.)

  • On-Call Assistance 

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