Nanny Placement Service

Starling Agency is a stellar nanny placement service proudly serving the Seattle Metropolitan area. We specialize in referring nannies that are passionate about helping children learn and grow.

We Believe In

  • Fostering curiosity and wonder
  • Nurturing cognitive development
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Empowering a sense of self
  • Honoring individuality
  • Being present and engaged
  • Sparking a love for learning
  • Supporting neurodiversity
  • Encouraging authenticity and kindness

Starling Agency Expertise

At Starling, we believe your family is worth the time and effort it takes to hire a nanny using a personal and skilled process. We utilize proprietary resources, professional networks, and expert screening methods. Starling’s team is regularly trained in current industry knowledge and vetting procedures. Our expertise adds a layer of protection to help ensure you are making informed and lawful hiring decisions. We love knowing our clients have had a seamless hiring experience. The majority of our clients are recommended by word-of-mouth, which is a testament to our successful process.

Nanny Placement Process

In addition to dedicated support from Starling’s team, your nanny placement process will include:

  • Confidential consultations
  • Custom job description
  • Professional screening
  • Mindful selection of candidates
  • Formal background investigation
  • Complete household employment dossier
  • Detailed sample nanny work agreement
  • Health & safety agreement
  • Detailed tax compliance dossier
  • Employee onboarding assistance
  • Custom family manual
  • Ongoing counsel and mediation
  • 6 month replacement guarantee
  • NEW: Everyday Learning Guide
    • Seeing the world through the lens of a child is the heartbeat of Starling Agency! Now included with our placement service is a helpful resource for both parents and nannies, developed by Starling’s founder/professional educator. Our guide will help your team nurture curious minds!

Due Diligence

Starling Agency has direct access to a private investigator whom we consult with during the recruiting process. Our partners provide Starling clients with a professional background investigation. All reports are compliant with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and require signed consent.

Nanny Placement Service Fees

To begin the Placement Service, a non-refundable registration fee is collected. Once your nanny is hired, a one-time placement fee is made. Each nanny placement includes a 6 month guarantee period. 

Custom Household Staffing

Does your family need a bit of extra help beyond childcare? We place household managers, family assistants, personal assistants, estate managers, estate staff, personal care assistants, private chefs, and housekeepers. Each Custom Staffing Placement requires, a non-refundable registration fee. Once your placement is finalized a one-time fee is made.

Temporary Nanny (1-8 weeks)

Are you looking for a temporary nanny? To begin the Temporary Service, a non-refundable registration fee is collected. Once your temporary nanny is hired, a one-time final placement fee is made.

Postpartum Care (1-12 weeks)

Are you looking for a Newborn Care Specialist, Postpartum Doula, Night Nanny or Night Nurse? To begin the Postpartum Service, a non-refundable registration fee is collected. Once your postpartum caregiver is hired, a final placement fee is made.



Placement Fee



Nanny Placement $400 14% gross annual compensation 6 months 1 year
Custom Staffing $400 15% gross annual compensation 6 months 1 year
Temporary Nanny $400 $50/day
Postpartum Care $400 $50/day

Professional Nanny Rates in the Seattle Area

Starling Agency will help you develop a compensation package scaled to fit your family’s unique job description. Contact us to discuss current market rates and benefits!

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