One of our two nannys will be working for us full time come January. She was initially working about 18 hours a week with us. She started working with us in mid October. We have one daughter (19 months). We currently pay her $13/hour which seems to be at the high end of nanny care for one child in our city (large midwestern city). She mentioned that when she comes to work for us full time she will need a pay raise because she'll be unable to continue working her second job. We aren't sure what to do, according to several sources we are already at the top of our pay range and we really can't afford to go much higher. She would be working between 43 and 45 hours a week. She does light house keeping (e.g. loading dishwasher and laundry some food prep but nothing major).
I'm just hoping for some feedback from you all on if we should try and figure out how to pay her more or if we should stay with our current offer. Thanks!
Baby Girl! Coming May 1, 2013
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