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How much do you pay a baby sitter?

It's been so long since we had one. She's 18 and will be here for 2 hours. I was thinking $25. We are in NY.


Asked by mompam at 5:43 PM on Jan. 10, 2013 in Entertainment

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  • my 19 yr old daughter gets 10 an hour when she babysits...we are in New Mexico
    so that sounds decent to me!


    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 5:49 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • It depends on the age(s) of the kid(s) and how long the babysitter will be watching them. My kids are 5 and 9. We pay $10/hr.

    Answer by Rosehawk at 6:10 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • They start at 8 bucks an hour here in San Antonio

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 6:11 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • Is she driving to you and how far? I pay $10 an hour with a min. of $40, but my sitter drives her own car to us and comes fairly far. I would say at least $30 if she is coming to you.

    Answer by jerseydiva at 6:19 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • $10-$12 depending on the age of the children and the babysitter. The only one I have paid I paid $10/hr however the the daycare here has saturday drop in babysitting service and they only charge 9. So I am sure $9-$12 would be ok.

    Answer by lambdarose at 7:16 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • I have never had a babysitter! Sounds like they make decent money. I have heard 5 an hour per kid but i really have no idea

    Answer by staciandababy at 7:36 PM on Jan. 10, 2013

  • 12 bucks an hour unless it's a special day. But that is on the low end here for a college kid.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 7:54 PM on Jan. 10, 2013