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What's the going rate for a babysitter of one child (6 mos)?

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Asked by Averylee85 at 4:35 PM on Dec. 3, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I charged 7.50 an hour or a flat day rate of 40 dollars

    Answer by leksismommy at 4:36 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I did $50 for the day since my hours were the same. It was roughly $7 and hour

    Answer by Steph319 at 4:39 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Around here if you provided all food and diapers about 120 a week (5 days). If they provided all diapers, wipes, food, snack it is 140-180 depending on the person and what type of formula your child is on.

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 4:39 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • It depends where you live.

    Answer by Syphon at 4:41 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • I would guess it would depend on the experience and qualifications of the sitter. I only use first aid/cpr certified sitters w/ background checks, so I pay about $10-11 an hour. I would think that a young H.S. or college kiddo would be around $8 an hour?

    Answer by kenzie07 at 5:14 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • In CT $10/hour

    Answer by sweetpotato418 at 5:49 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • Look at and you can see what peple charge/pay. Search by zipcode. It depends on your area.  GL


    Answer by elizabr at 7:27 PM on Dec. 3, 2010

  • give or take $200 per week.

    Answer by MamaSince2005 at 3:31 AM on Dec. 4, 2010

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