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how much do you pay a babysitter

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:08 PM on Jun. 20, 2008 in School-Age Kids (5-8)

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  • I have 2 kids - 1 is one and the other is 5. When I found my sitter she originally wanted $10 an hour and I countered with $8 and she accepted. I live in the pacific northwest if that helps.

    Answer by eryndiane at 2:43 PM on Jun. 20, 2008

  • I have one child. We used to pay $3/hr (that's what she asked for)...then it was $5 p/hr (which sometimes I can still get that rate.) But with gas prices, college-aged girls want $8-$12 p/hr p/child. We live in Ohio.

    Answer by shortcut at 1:13 PM on Jul. 5, 2008

  • I pay $10.00 hr. we have a 6yr & 9 yr. but it's worth this amount to know I have a trusted, responsilbe sitter. Oh - we rarely use this service

    Answer by carkitmom at 8:44 AM on Feb. 5, 2009

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