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What does daycare cost where you live?

where i live in nj i pay $1500 a month for two children. one infant and one preschooler. Oouch!

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Asked by Anonymous at 12:49 AM on Jun. 29, 2008 in Money & Work

Answers (15)
  • 175 a week

    Answer by Patience1 at 12:58 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • Zero. My mom works at the daycare center. (I don't work though, so I don't use the service much anyways.) I think they charge $4 an hour though for one child, and half off for each additional child in a family.

    Answer by calicostatue at 1:10 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • Same as yours!

    Answer by GoldenWhite at 5:18 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • i pay $2/hour for my 6year old and $2.25/hour for each of my babys so i pay a total of $6.50/hour. but i live in northern michigan so the jobs dont pay good either.

    Answer by kelly1989 at 7:07 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • Infant/toddler care:  $200 per week

    2-5 year old: $150 per week

    After school-care for School age children: $100 per week.


    Answer by SAHMinIL at 9:31 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • Based on the rates I just posted above 1 month of child care for a preschooler and Infant would cost about $1400 per month here. Which isn't all that much different from you.

    Answer by SAHMinIL at 9:34 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • We are paying 150 a week for my son currently. Its on the other side of town and we have to provide lunch. Snce he is now potty trained we are moving him to one down the street (we can walk!) which is 116 a week and they provide lunch.

    Answer by SensualScents at 9:44 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • IT IS 150 A WEEK HERE!

    Answer by friends4me at 10:08 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • Where i live i pay 170 per week that is for a 3yr old and a 1 yr old. its a inhome daycare

    Answer by mommyof20507 at 10:58 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

  • I am a daycare teacher. And surely don't get paid enough. I love the kids and plan to be a teacher. My kids go to my daycare. For me it's $75 a week for a 3yr and 5 yr old. I get discount. Normally its 85 a week for school agers all day. and just goes up from there. Too expensive I know.

    Answer by leovirgo_mom3 at 11:21 AM on Jun. 29, 2008

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