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Nanny Average Salary in Pakistan 2020

How much money does a Nanny make in Pakistan?

Average Monthly Salary
31,900 PKR
( 383,000 PKR yearly)


A person working as a Nanny in Pakistan typically earns around 31,900 PKR per month. Salaries range from 16,600 PKR (lowest) to 48,800 PKR (highest).

This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Nanny salaries vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Nanny Salary Distribution in Pakistan

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The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    Nanny salaries in Pakistan range from 16,600 PKR per month (minimum salary) to 48,800 PKR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 30,600 PKR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Nanny(s) are earning less than 30,600 PKR while the other half are earning more than 30,600 PKR. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

  • Percentiles

    Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of Nanny(s) are earning less than 21,300 PKR while 75% of them are earning more than 21,300 PKR. Also from the diagram, 75% of Nanny(s) are earning less than 38,200 PKR while 25% are earning more than 38,200 PKR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

Nanny Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

How does experience and age affect your pay?

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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Nanny salaries by experience level and this is what we found.

A Nanny with less than two years of experience makes approximately 18,900 PKR per month.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 25,300 PKR per month, 34% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 32,900 PKR per month, 30% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Additionally, Nanny(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 39,800 PKR per month, 21% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 43,500 PKR per month, 9% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 45,800 PKR per month, 5% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

Nanny average salary change by experience in Pakistan

0 - 2 Years
18,900 PKR
2 - 5 Years+34%
25,300 PKR
5 - 10 Years+30%
32,900 PKR
10 - 15 Years+21%
39,800 PKR
15 - 20 Years+9%
43,500 PKR
20+ Years+5%
45,800 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

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Nanny Salary Comparison By Education

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary difference between different Nanny(s) who have the same experience but different education levels.

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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down Nanny salaries by education level in order to make a comparison.

When the education level is High School, the average salary of a Nanny is 22,400 PKR per month.

While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 32,100 PKR per month, 43% more than someone having a High School degree.

A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 44,300 PKR per month, 38% more than someone with a Certificate or Diploma.

Nanny average salary difference by education level in Pakistan

High School
22,400 PKR
Certificate or Diploma+43%
32,100 PKR
Bachelor's Degree+38%
44,300 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

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Nanny Salary Comparison By Gender

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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Nanny employees in Pakistan earn 20% more than their female counterparts on average.

29,700 PKR
35,700 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Pakistan for all Careers

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Nanny Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage in Pakistan

How much are annual salary increments in Pakistan for Nanny(s)? How often do employees get salary raises?


Nanny(s) in Pakistan are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 10% every 19 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 19 months.

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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Pakistan / All Professions

The term 'Annual Salary Increase' usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rarely that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 ÷ Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Pakistan is 5%.

Annual Increment Rate By Industry 2019

Information Technology

Listed above are the average annual increase rates for each industry in Pakistan for the year 2019. Companies within thriving industries tend to provide higher and more frequent raises. Exceptions do exist, but generally speaking, the situation of any company is closely related to the economic situation in the country or region. These figures tend to change frequently.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

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Nanny Bonus and Incentive Rates in Pakistan

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Pakistan Nanny
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A Nanny is considered to be a low bonus-based job due to the generally limited involvement in direct revenue generation, with exceptions of course. The people who get the highest bonuses are usually somehow involved in the revenue generation cycle.

77% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 23% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

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Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the government? Public sector employees in Pakistan earn 12% more than their private sector counterparts on average across all sectors.

Private Sector
76,200 PKR
Public Sector+12%
85,400 PKR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Nanny Average Hourly Wage in Pakistan

180 PKR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Pakistan is 180 PKR. This means that the average Nanny in Pakistan earns approximately 180 PKR for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

Nanny VS Other Jobs

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The average salary for Nanny is 49% less than that of Care Giving and Child Care. Also, Care Giving and Child Care salaries are 24% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Activity Assistant28,400 PKR-11%
Advice Worker31,700 PKR-1%
Care Manager94,700 PKR+200%
Care Worker28,500 PKR-11%
Child Care Assistant Director69,600 PKR+120%
Child Care Specialist110,000 PKR+240%
Child Care Teacher32,200 PKR+1%
Child Development Center Assistant46,800 PKR+47%
Child Development Specialist109,000 PKR+240%
Child Life Specialist105,000 PKR+230%
Child Protection Officer37,900 PKR+19%
Child Psychotherapist122,000 PKR+280%
Clinical Care Coordinator36,800 PKR+15%
Custodian53,600 PKR+68%
Day Care Director130,000 PKR+310%
Elderly Care Giver26,800 PKR-16%
Group Home Manager137,000 PKR+330%
Kids Activity Assistant26,000 PKR-19%
Live In Carer31,600 PKR-1%
Nanny31,900 PKR-0%
Nursery Nurse35,300 PKR+11%
Nursery Teacher29,300 PKR-8%
Nursing Home Administrator43,300 PKR+36%
Personal Assistant25,400 PKR-20%
Physical Health and Wellness Specialist121,000 PKR+280%
Preschool Education Coordinator53,800 PKR+69%
Primary Therapist88,100 PKR+180%
Psychiatric Aide38,200 PKR+20%
Rehabilitation Counselor103,000 PKR+220%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bahawalpur29,400 PKR
Faisalabad34,500 PKR
Gujranwala33,200 PKR
Hyderabad32,900 PKR
Islamabad32,300 PKR
Karachi35,800 PKR
Lahore37,000 PKR
Multan31,900 PKR
Peshawar34,300 PKR
Quetta30,000 PKR
Rawalpindi35,600 PKR
Sargodha28,700 PKR
Sialkot29,600 PKR
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