2018 Nanny Survey Results: Hiring a Nanny

How long has the nanny cared for your child(ren)?

  • Answered: 264 
Less than 6 months
36.36%
96
1 - 2 years
28.03%
74
6 - 12 months
20.83%
55
More than 3 years
8.33%
22
2 - 3 years
6.44%
17
TOTAL 264

How did you find your nanny?

  • Answered: 264 
Berkeley Parents Network
39.77%
105
Friend, family, or neighbor referral
19.32%
51
Online commercial resource such as care.com or sittercity.com
12.12%
32
Online social network (NextDoor, Facebook, etc.)
8.71%
23
Some other method (please explain in the comments at the end of the survey)
5.30%
14
Parent group
4.92%
13
Private nanny agency or consultant
4.17%
11
Nonprofit childcare referral agency such as Bananas or CocoKids
2.65%
7
Nanny was already a friend, neighbor or family member of mine
1.89%
5
Craigslist
1.14%
3
TOTAL 264

When you were interviewing nannies, did you request any of these? Please check all that apply.

  • Answered: 242
Local References
91.32%
221
CPR Training
62.81%
152
Driver's License
54.96%
133
Immunization status
37.60%
91
Legal work status
29.34%
71
Trustline (background check)
27.27%
66
Educational background or training
25.21%
61
Other (please explain in the comments at the end of the survey)
4.96%
12
Credit report
1.24%
3
Total Respondents: 242  

Do you and your nanny have a written contract?

  • Answered: 264
Yes
60.61%
160
No
39.39%
104
TOTAL 264