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How much to pay a sitter?

I live in a small town, and have two children (2 1/2 and 3 months) and we are looking to hire one of our daycare teachers to sit one evening a week. she doesn't have a set rate and we have never done this before. what is a good rate? we don't want to over pay but do not want to insalt her either

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Asked by Anonymous at 8:34 PM on Sep. 7, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • ask around.

    we havent used a sitter in years... but it was $10 for high school student and about $12 for college student
    never ever ever would I consider paying less than min.

    Answer by sahlady at 8:39 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

  • Why don't you all talk and see what she makes at the daycare center,pay her what she makes per hour at the center.

    Answer by raemommy at 8:39 PM on Sep. 7, 2010

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