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how much to pay a babysitter.

ok, we have a girl that will be babysitting our DS (2 months old) 1-2 days a week. she is 21 and home for summer vacation. What would be a good price to pay her to come babysit 8-9 hours a day at our house??

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Asked by staciaw at 1:09 PM on May. 17, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I would pay at least what the going daily rate is in a local child care because you are paying gas and the convenience of having her come to you

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 1:12 PM on May. 17, 2010

  • $20-$25 a day

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:29 PM on May. 17, 2010

  • Wow, I don't know. I pay 12/hr. Depends on where you live. I'd pay more than minimum wage though.

    Answer by jeanclaudia at 1:43 PM on May. 17, 2010

  • AT least 25.00 per day

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:45 PM on May. 17, 2010

  • My 14 year old is a Red Cross certified babysitter. She would charge you $8 an hour.

    Answer by rkoloms at 4:53 PM on May. 17, 2010

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