Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

How much would you pay a sitter?

Just trying to get any ideas, I have to hire a sitter.

Answer Question
 
jekr43

Asked by jekr43 at 5:02 AM on Nov. 30, 2008 in General Parenting

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (3)
  • I would pay them enough to make them feel worthy and it depends on their age. If it is a 2-4 hr. job I would give them $20 if it is a kid and $30 for an adult who is obviously giving up valuable time. Or you can go hourly if it is longer, like 5+ hours perhaps $8 per hour, just my opinion.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:03 AM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • I have 3 kids, so I pay $100 as the minimum for a night out, with me being home by 11pm. However, you should pay $5 per hour you are gone per child is the basic rate.
    RenaeMom3277

    Answer by RenaeMom3277 at 8:22 AM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • I like my sitter - shes a grandma that only wants a couple of packs of smokes...lol
    Babylove76

    Answer by Babylove76 at 9:19 AM on Nov. 30, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.