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How much should I charge to babysit from 7pm to 7am for an infant that usually doesn't wake up during the night for 5 days a week?

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Asked by fairyinabubble at 10:23 AM on Sep. 27, 2010 in Money & Work

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  • At least $200 a week.

    Answer by Lisa.Price at 10:25 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Agree, at least 200-250 usually doesn't mean never...and you still have to be ON DUTY..

    Answer by Happymom2-2 at 10:34 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Wow! Prices sure have gone up! What if a person was making minimum wage and taking home roughly $400 a week. That will leave them half of the paycheck and they most definantly can not live off of that.

    Answer by MaryWolfe at 10:38 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • Depends on what the going rate is in your area, if you're licenced, ect.

    Answer by HotMama330 at 11:22 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • some people are just crazy it just depends on who it is i mean how hard is it to take care of a baby that sleep right???? i would say about 120 a wk

    Answer by Ms.Ro3 at 11:36 AM on Sep. 27, 2010

  • A friend of mine used to have a licensed in-home daycare, and she had 2 kids on overnights - now she had them longer in the mornings so the moms could sleep a few hours, she had 1 of them from 5pm til 11am and charged $300, the other was 8pm til 11am or noon and that one was $250.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:03 PM on Sep. 27, 2010

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