How much do you pay your sitter an hour? Now that my kids are a little older we have a responsible high school student that will be watching them for a couple hours this weekend...but I don't know how much to pay her.
What do you pay your babysitter?
When I asked her how much she wanted she said that she didn't know how much and I think she was a little shy to take my money.
It totally depends on region and there are other factors too. My friend is so paranoid about underpaying her sitter so she swears by the Babysitter Pay Calculator on Care.com. Have you seen it? You just type in your zip code, the number of children and how many years of experience the sitter has and it gives you the going rate for your area. It’s kind of fun to see the difference. A Sacramento sitter costs $10.00/hr but a San Francisco sitter is $13.00/hr. Who knew! Anyway I think that’s the best way to go. Good luck!
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