2024 National Minimum Wage Pay Guidelines

05-12-2023

The national minimum wage guidelines are changing in April 2024. 

Source: National Minimum Wage Rates

The following weekly rates for live in au pairs/childcarers apply (these are for guidance/sample only - please always consult tax professionals such as Nannytax for tax/ni related queries):

Minimum Weekly Pay for 18-20 Year Old Au Pair/Live in Child carer:

25 hours per week: £8.60 times 25 minus £69.93 = £145.07
30 hours per week:  £8.60 times 30 minus £69.93 = £188.07
35 hours per week: £8.60 times 35 minus £69.93 = £231.07

Hourly Rate: £8.60

Minimum Weekly Pay for 21 Year Old Au Pair/Live in Child carer: 

25 hours per week: £11.44 times 25 minus £69.93 = £ 216.07
30 hours per week: £11.44 times 30 minus £69.93 = £273.27
35 hours per week: £11.44 times 35 minus £69.93 = £330.47

Hourly Rate: £11.44

These calculations are indicative only – always check with a Payroll/Tax/NI professional (we recommend NannyTax or NannyPaye).

Same calculation principle applies for less/more hours.

Accommodation Offset (From April 24): 

£9.99 Daily

£69.93 Weekly 

Source: National Minimum Wage Accommodation Offset

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