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What is an appropriate price to charge for babysitting?

A friend asked me to keep her daughter for 2 days from 7am-4pm. she is a well mannered 10 year old. The friend said she would pay then asked me what her bill would be. I have no idea how or what to charge. Help please.

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alboston

Asked by alboston at 3:57 PM on Jun. 11, 2011 in Money & Work

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  • 30 a day or 25 since shes a good freind i'd get 25 for keeping from 11 pm to 3 pm
    sydney1026

    Answer by sydney1026 at 4:06 PM on Jun. 11, 2011

  • Honestly, if she was a good friend and it was a one time thing, I wouldn't charge.
    JeremysMom

    Answer by JeremysMom at 4:12 PM on Jun. 11, 2011

  • sittercity.com has a tool where you put in how many children, their age and zip code and it comes up with the average price of what people in that area are charging.
    hill_star03

    Answer by hill_star03 at 5:52 PM on Jun. 11, 2011

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