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Babysitting 2 kids everyday after school. How much?

I am babysitting a 6 and 8 year old everyday after school from 3:30-6
I'm providing my own transportation and picking them up from school everyday.
How much should I expect or ask to get paid? I know the average from what my friends have told me is 7/hr but that is for once in a while gigs and I think it would be different for an everyday sitter

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Asked by Erinsarafina at 12:05 PM on Aug. 11, 2013 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • 112 is min wage. But most 'centers' around here charge about $65 per kid for after care. If it was *me* I would ask for $75 a week as long as they were really picking them up by 6.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 12:24 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • I'm surprised the parent of the kids didn't want to settle on a price before agreeing to the arrangement.

    Answer by Ballad at 2:56 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • You need to ask people in your living area.

    The going price around here may not be the same as where you live.

    It depends where you live.

    Answer by AubreyRed at 8:44 PM on Aug. 13, 2013

  • Check around the area and see what the going rates are.

    Answer by Trini at 3:32 AM on Aug. 17, 2013

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