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Mom’s Best Friend fees are transparent and worth every moment of time saved! For over 25 years, the majority of our business comes from returning Austin families and word-of-mouth referrals, ensuring that families are extremely happy with the quality of in-home caregivers, and the level of service we provide.

Membership Fee: $300 (good for 1 year)

Placement Type Placement Fee
Live-Out Nanny /
Nanny Manager

15% of the candidate’s gross annual compensation

Based on 52 weeks in a year.
4-month free replacement guarantee.
$3,000 min.

Nanny Share /
Nanny Manager Share / Specialty Placements

16% of the candidate’s gross annual compensation

Based on 52 weeks in a year.
4-month free replacement guarantee.
$3,000 min.

Child Educator / Private Educator

13-16% of the candidate’s gross annual compensation depending on requirements
($200/week with a 3-month minimum)

Based on 52 weeks in a year.
4-month free replacement guarantee.
$3,000 min.

Live-In Nanny,
Other Specialty Caregiver Placements

20% of the candidate’s gross annual compensation depending on requirements

Based on 52 weeks in a year.
4-month free replacement guarantee.
$3,000 min.

Short-Term Nanny $250/week with a minimum of 12 weeks ($3,000). Can be extended for $250/week in 4-week increments ($1,000 each). Payments cap out at 1 year – 52 weeks.

All placement fees are non-refundable and are due prior to the candidate’s start date, or within seven days of the decision to hire a candidate (whichever comes first). All fees are payable by ACH, check or major credit card. Credit card fees over $1,000 will be subject to a 3% third-party payment processing fee.

All placements include:

  • A confidential consultation to discuss your family’s needs
  • Candidate recruiting, identification, pre-screening, and matching
  • Our screening process including an extensive criminal background investigation, motor vehicle records check, and identity verification.
  • Family interview process
  • Parent Handbook including an Employment Agreement, Nanny Evaluations, Daily Log, Development Plans, In Case of Emergency Forms, etc.
  • Consultation with GTM Payroll Services regarding nanny payroll taxes (recommended)
  • Weekly curriculum sent to your nanny
  • Mom’s Best Friend Nanny Professional Development materials (provided to nannies) covering Parent/Employer Relationships, Professionalism, Situational Role Playing, Physical Care, Domestic Tasks and Resources/References
  • Unlimited support for the life of the placement: advice on industry standards, proper protocol, employment questions
  • 1-hr consultation with Lindsay Heller, The Nanny Doctor
  • Access to sitter services provide through Jovie

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