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I liked the fact that you screened the candidates before sending them to us, rather than sending the candidate to me before I knew anything about them, like happened with (name withheld), your competition.Name Withheld
We made you work and you did! I was extremely picky! Thanks.Dr. Cheryl Caragnano, Pediatrician
Compared to other agencies Morningside presented a higher caliber of candidate.Phyllis Epps, Law Professor
In a time crunch you provided me with two excellent applicants within hours!Dr. Anita Tonking
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Morningside Nannies only sent me nannies that fit my needs. I felt that I wasn’t sent the resume of everyone on file.Jodie MacCrory, IBM
Originally, I tried to find a nanny on my own and it took me much, much longer and only half of them spoke English. I had to do my own background checks. Morningside Nannies made it much easier, faster and more efficient.Holly Weinstock, Stay at home mom
The quality of candidates was very good. It was a difficult decision but Amy has proven to be a wonderful choice. We could not have found a better person. I would recommend your services to anyone looking for a nanny.Sonia Breathwit, Business Owner
We’ve placed ads in newspapers on two occasions and have gone through an Au Pair program twice. This has been our best experience by far!James Wilt, Houston Symphony
Thank you so much. I would recommend your company to absolutely everyone in need of help. You always asked questions to ensure proper performance.Cynthia Cisneros, Television News Personality

Our Referral Rates and Fees

There are many things to consider when evaluating the fees a nanny placement agency commands. At Morningside Nannies, you’ll find our fee structure competitive both locally and nationally with other respected placement agencies.

To start your search, we require a $100.00 search fee.

Should you hire one of our candidates for a long-term position, our referral fee is equivalent to six weeks of the nanny’s gross weekly salary, with a minimum $1000 fee. This fee is payable upon the nanny accepting your job offer.

At Morningside Nannies we excel with matching the right nannies with the right families. The referral fee covers the cost of screening your candidate and the time required to carefully match a nanny’s skills, experience and personality with your caregiver expectations and preferences.

Provider Responsibilities Hourly Rate Referral Fee
Long-Term Nanny
Morningside Nannies accepts only the most qualified and well experienced caregiver candidates. Each candidate is thoroughly screened and must meet our agency’s high standards. Every applicant must have glowing work references and a spotless background report.
$13 – $18
$100 search fee and the equivalent of six weeks of the nanny’s gross salary, minimum $1000 referral fee for full-time or part-time engagement.
Newborn Care Specialist
A newborn care specialist is a nanny with specialized training or extensive experience caring for newborns. Newborn Care Specialists may provide care for 24-hours, or may be booked for 4 to 12 hour daytime or evening shifts. Most NCS’s are well experienced in the care of multiples.
$20 – $35. Care for multiples may require a higher hourly wage.
10% of daily compensation or $35 per day minimum.
Sleep Trainer
Newborn care specialist/sleep trainer is an individual who will typically stay with the baby for a few overnights to establish a sleep schedule. The sleep trainer’s goal is to set healthy routines and help the parents to support the scheduling. Some parents chose to be away from home to prevent the temptation of interfering during the training.
$16 – $25. Care for multiples may require a higher hourly wage.
10% of daily compensation or $35 per day minimum.
Weekend or Evening Nanny
All nannies that are assigned to temporary childcare assignments have had reference checks and have a current background report. Many are professional nannies that are supplementing their income or are nannies that prefer the flexibility of temporary assignments.
$13 – $16
$25 per day
Summer or School Break Sitter/Nanny
Experienced professional nannies, college students or teachers are available for daytime child care for children that are on school break. Most caregivers will take the children on outings if the parents approve, as well as work with them on their basic skills to keep them on track during the long break from the classroom.
$13 – $20. Certified teachers may require a higher hourly wage.
$25 per day for short-term assignments. $850 per full summer placement.
Sick Care
An experienced nanny who will care for a child suffering from a mild case of the flu, a cold, respiratory infection, strep (if already on antibiotics), teething, fevers that are less than 102 degrees or other short term illness.
$13 – $16
$25 per day/$30 same day request
Hotel Nanny
Experienced, well-referenced, professional nannies are available to care for children of all ages for visiting families. The caregiver may stay in the room for the entire time or take the children on outings with the parents’ permission. Outings may be to a children’s movie, hotel swimming pool, the Children’s Museum or other places of interest.
$13 – $16
$30 per day/$35 same day request
Temporary Nanny / Temp to Hire
All nannies that are assigned to temporary child care assignments have had reference checks and have a current background report. Many are professional nannies that are between full time jobs or nannies that prefer the flexibility of temporary assignments. Temp assignments are 3 months or less.
$13 – $16
$25 per day for up to 3 months. If parent decides to hire the nanny that is on the temp assignment, all fees will be applied toward the full referral fee.
Event Nanny
Services that we coordinate with the hotel and host: Secure check in and check out, arts and crafts, entertainment such as face painting, arcade games, balloon artists, movies, etc. Separate infant room and toddler room. Ratio: Infants 1 to 1. Babies 2 to 1. Toddlers 3 to 1. Pre-school 4 to 1. School-age 6 to 1.
$13 – $16
$25 per caregiver. All rentals purchased and billed separately.
Holiday Nanny
Provider Memorial Day, Labor Day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas ,New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.
$16 – $24
$40 per day.
Mother’s Helper
A less experienced nanny or someone that is comfortable working alongside a stay-at-home parent. A parent’s helper may be left in charge of the children for brief periods of time.
$12 – $15
$100 search fee and the equivalent of six weeks of the nanny’s gross salary, minimum $1000 referral fee for full-time or part-time engagement. $25 per day on a temporary basis.
Governess/Tutor
A governess is an educationally qualified nanny employed by a family for the full-time or part-time private home education or tutoring of the family’s children. A governess is an educator and is not expected to perform any household duties. A tutor will usually be a college student or a teacher.
$18 – $25
$25 per day
Housekeeper or Senior Companion
An individual who has strong references regarding their experience in cleaning and maintaining a home or working with senior citizens. May be employed full-time, part-time, or on an as-needed basis.
$15 -$20
$100 search fee and the equivalent of six weeks of the nanny’s gross salary, minimum $1000 referral fee for full-time or part-time engagement. $25 per day on a temporary basis.
House or Pet Sitter
Professional, qualified caregivers are available to stay overnight in your home to care for your pets or to give your home the lived-in appearance while you are away.
$50 per night
$25 per day

Please note: There will be a $25 cancellation fee if a confirmed sit is canceled by the client with less than 24 hours notice. Please notify the agency as early as possible if you must cancel. If the sitter cancels, you will be eligible for one sit without an agency charge if the agency is unable to find a replacement nanny before the scheduled time.

All arrangements for a sitter MUST be made through Morningside Nannies and not directly with the individual sitter. Although it is okay to ask the nanny her availability, we must be notified as well. When we learn that a nanny has made plans to sit for you we will charge your account $25 for each day that you have engaged her.

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