2018 Nanny Survey Results: Hours, Shares, and Number of Children

  • How many total hours per week, on average, does your nanny provide care for your own children? 
    • 35%  more than 40 hrs/wk
    • 31%  30-40 hrs/wk
    • 18%  20-30 hrs/wk
    • 11%  10-20 hrs/wk
    •   5%  fewer than 10 hr/wk

  • Do you share your nanny with another family?
    • 45%  No, the nanny works only for my family
    • 44%  Yes, at the same time
    • 9%    Yes, at different times
    • 1%    No, but the nanny brings her own child(ren)

  • (if  not a nanny share) Do you have more than one child that the nanny cares for? 
    • 57%  No, only 1 child
    • 37%  Yes, 2 of my children
    •   5%   Yes, 3 of my children
    •   1%   Yes, 4 or more of my children

  • (For shares) How many children is the nanny usually caring for at once (including her own child if applicable)?
    • 94% = 2 children
    • 2%   = 3 children
    • 4%   = 4 or more children