Nanny Salaries

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Nanny Salaries

The Labour department most recently updated South Africa's minimum wage on 1 March 2022, with the amount set at R23.19 for each ordinary hour worked, representing an increase of 6.9% from the minimum wage set in 2021.


Minimum Salary as per the SA Minimum Wage of R23.19 per hour for 45 hour work week:

R4000 for Live-in Childcare workers
R4500 for Live-out Childcare workers


Live-In Nanny– Starting from R4000 depending on duties and requirements e.g. having a driver’s license, running errands…….

Live-out daily nannies – Starting from R4500 (transport costs has to be considered) 

Special Needs Nanny – Starting from R6000

Nanny House-managers - Starting from R6000

Nanny Teacher – R5000 – R9000 depending on duties, hours and requirements e.g. having a driver’s license, running errands…..

New born Care Specialist –R400 – R450 per night for singlet’s and R500 – R550 for twins

Part-Time Nanny Domestic – Starting from R250 - R350 per day (Depending on amount of rooms)


Au Pair Salaries

Below is a guideline on industry standard related salaries for Au pairs in a senior level who has 2 or more years’ experience 25 years and older. A junior level Au pair does not have any childcare qualifications, nor first aid experience and she is generally between the ages of 18 and 22 their salaries are slightly lower.


Au Pair working 2.5 Hours Per Day – R5500 per month

Au Pair working 3 Hours Per Day – R6000 per month

Au Pair working 4 Hours Per Day – R6500 per month

Au Pair working 5 Hours Per Day – R7500 per month

Au Pair working 6 Hours Per Day – R8000 per month

Au Pair working 7 Hours Per Day – R9000 per month

Au Pair working 8 Hours Per Day – R10 000 per month

Au Pair working 9 Hours Per Day – R11 000 per month

Au Pair working 10 Hours Per Day – R12 000 per month

Au Pair working 11 Hours Per Day – R13 000 per month

Au Pair working 12 Hours Per Day – R14 000 per month

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