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How much do you pay/charge for childcare?

I'm going to be going back to school and need to figure out how much daycare will cost? How much do you pay/charge? Where do you live?


Asked by Anonymous at 11:28 AM on Mar. 21, 2011 in Money & Work

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Answers (12)
  • My daughter use to go to Childtime (their all over the US). I paid $128 for 3days and $150 if she had to go the entire week.

    Answer by kenziesmom0115 at 11:31 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I live in MN, our Center daycares are $250 a week and in home care is $125 a week

    Answer by maxsmom11807 at 11:34 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • im from IL. i have my own home daycare. i charge 120/week. around her tha is cheap. centers are around 160/week

    Answer by Jen.McCarthy88 at 11:40 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I live in pasadena,Texas. and there is a program called NCI it help here where i live with moms that need daycare and they base it on your income and you can go to the unemployment office and ask about it.I work as a security guard and My granddaugther goes to daycare and I do not have to pay that much,compared to what I was paying for her daycare I was paying $545.00 a month,and I worked 40 hrs a week,and now I still work 40 hrs a week,and I pay 160.00 a month now.

    Answer by Aries_1 at 11:46 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • CA we pay $195/wk full time at an in-home day care. Day care centers here were $330+ a week full time last I checked in 2009, so I'm sure it's risen a bit.

    Answer by jessicarae787 at 11:50 AM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I have a friend who watches mine. Twin girls for $140 a week. I live in Alabama

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:44 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • 2.50/ hr ..look into your states assistance.. u may be elibgible for childcare grants or even state childcare assistance :D thats how we are rolling right now lol we get 50 hrs/ week free lol I don't see u sEVER using that much between work and school though

    Answer by Kelly_Ann at 1:16 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • Massachusetts- there are income eligible slots, and slots for parents attending full time college, and vouchers given by the state. Full price for an infant is $190-$225 a week.

    Answer by KoolMom617 at 2:20 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • I pay $500 for pre-school 18 hours a week.

    Answer by jonellg at 11:54 PM on Mar. 21, 2011

  • In Montana, we pay $540/month for 1 full time and $225/month for one part time.

    Answer by other_mother at 11:03 AM on Mar. 22, 2011