Nanny Placement Service

Starling Agency is a stellar nanny placement service proudly serving Greater Seattle and the Eastside. We represent professional nannies, private teachers, newborn care specialists, household managers, family assistants, personal assistants, and more.


What makes a Starling placement special?

We’re glad you asked! We place stellar nannies that are passionate about helping children learn and grow. Our directors personally select professional nannies with a passion for education and child development. Browse examples of nannies that have been placed through Starling Agency. Learn more by reviewing our testimonials!


We Believe In

Fostering Curiosity  •  Nurturing Development  •  Creativity & Wonder  •  Celebrating Kindness  •  Encouraging Authenticity  •  Knock-knock Jokes  •  Supporting Neurodiversity  •  Building Community


Due Diligence

We wouldn’t have it any other way! As a proud member of the Association of Premier Nanny Agencies, Starling operates with professional ethics and integrity. We utilize proprietary resources, professional networks, and expert screening methods. Starling has access to a private investigator whom we consult during the interview process. In addition, Starling aligns with state and federal householdStarling Agency Nanny Seattle employment guidelines to ensure your family is making an informed hiring decision. Learn more about Starling’s core values.


Nanny Placement Process

Let’s talk process! As a boutique nanny agency, we are able to bring focused care to your nanny search. We aim to simplify your hiring experience every step of the way, from the creation of an engaging job description to professional onboarding. Highlights include: Confidential Consultations  •  Custom Job Development  •  Expert Recruitment Strategies  •  Professional Screening  •  Mindful Candidate Selection  •  Formal Background Investigation  •  Household Employment Dossier  •  Detailed Sample Work Agreement  •  Tax and Payroll Dossier  •  Onboarding Assistance  •  Custom Family Manual  •  Everyday Learning Guide  •  Ongoing Client and Nanny Support  •  Starling Placement Guarantee  


Nanny Placement Fees

Our Nanny Placement service is designed for hiring a professional nanny. Services begin with a non-refundable $400 retainer fee. Once your nanny is hired a one-time placement fee is made, equal to 15% of the nanny’s total gross annual compensation. Our placement service includes an exclusive Starling Placement Guarantee.


Custom Placement Fees

Our Custom Placement service is designed for hiring a family assistant, household manager, personal assistant, or estate manager. Services begin with a non-refundable $400 retainer fee. Once your candidate is hired a one-time placement fee is made, equal to 15% of the candidate’s total gross annual compensation. Our placement service includes an exclusive Starling Placement Guarantee.


Temporary Nanny Fees

Our Temporary Nanny service is designed for hiring a nanny for 1-8 weeks. Services begin with a non-refundable $400 retainer fee. Once your nanny is hired a one-time placement fee is made, equal to $50 per day of the assignment. 


More to Explore

  • Nanny Screening: Hire Starling to professionally recruit and screen candidates for you.
  • Postpartum Care (1-12 weeks): Hire a Newborn Care Specialist (NCS) or Postpartum Doula (PPD).
  • Private Teacher Placement: Hire a private teacher or tutor.
  • A La Carte Consultation: Hire Starling for information and support. Available nationwide.