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The Cost of Hiring an Overseas Nanny 

Most people have never considered hiring a nanny/caregiver because they believed it would be too expensive for their family to afford. However, the truth surprises most families who contact OCR.

A Nanny/Caregiver is actually far more cost effective with increased flexibility, especially if the family has multiple children in daycare, a family member with special needs, or an elderly loved one in a nursing homeThe detailed payroll chart below was designed to give you a better understanding of the monthly cost of having a full time nanny (for child care).  

For ELDERLY CARE - the prevailing rate depending on the region where you belong. Please contact the JobBank,  or call us for further information.

Base on Bi-Weekly Payroll New Payroll Deductions Online Calculator for January, 2019 


Standard hours of work per week (40 hrs x 2 wks) 80
Hourly rates:  $14.00
Gross Bi-Weekly Wages: $1,120.00
Room and Board - FREE of charged 0

Deductions & contribution from Nanny/Caregiver salary & employer remittance to CCRA...

Employer Bi-Weekly Contribution:

Canada Pension Plan (CPP): $50.25
Employment Insurance (EI): $25.40
Total Employer Contribution to CCRA:  $75.65


Nanny/Caregiver Bi-Weekly Contribution:

Federal Tax:  $81.06
Provincial Tax: $44.09
Canada Pension Plan (CPP) $50.25
Employment Insurance (EI) $18.14
Total Nanny Contribution to CCRA: $193.54
Employer Bi-Weekly remittances to CCRA: $269.19
Net Bi-Weekly pay to Nanny/Caregiver: $926.46
Total Bi-Weekly cost - employer: $1,195.65

Total Monthly cost of having a Nanny/Caregiver in your household: (Net monthly salary $1,852.92 plus taxes $538.38