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How much do I pay a babysitter?

So our plan is we go with her and her nieces trick or treating on saturday( instead of sunday) then we can leave him with her and watch a movie, do I ask how much she wants or do I just put a number out there? What's a fair amount?

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Asked by n_o71605 at 4:56 PM on Oct. 25, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • For starters, ask her what she usually charges. Also, you can find out what others charge in your area at and Search by zipcode and use the pulldowns.

    Answer by elizabr at 4:59 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • How old is she? How old are your kid(s) and how many?

    Answer by ballewal at 4:59 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • For 1 child I would say $5-$10 per hour?

    Answer by 405mom at 5:00 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • She's 24 and is one of his pre k teachers and i just have one

    Comment by n_o71605 (original poster) at 5:07 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

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