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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


Atlanta Area


Professional Nanny Rates 



(Gross Hourly Rate. Depending Upon Local Rates)

Chicago Area


Los Angeles Area


Omaha Area


Denver Area


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.


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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