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What is the going rate for a babysitter?

Posted by on Mar. 14, 2008 at 7:51 AM
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Does anyone know what the going rate is for a babysitter?  My husband and aren't sure what to charge someone to watch our three children so that we can go out to dinner.  There are two girls that we know that babysit but every time we ask them what they charge they say.  "Whatever is fine".  But I don't want to pay too much or too little.

by on Mar. 14, 2008 at 7:51 AM
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nmjordan
by on Mar. 14, 2008 at 8:59 AM
Most moms that have sat for me ask for at least $5 an hour, but I feel better paying $7 an hour.

~Nicole~
Mom to Brandon, 20 months
Proud Navy Wife
 

Happy Easter! 

 

angel4life1973
by on Mar. 14, 2008 at 9:07 AM
THAT IS SO FUNNY CAUSE MY SITTER SAID THE SAME THING BUT SHE DID TELL ME ONE GIRL PAYS HER 20 FOR THE NIGHT NO MATTER HOW MANY HOURS.... SO I GIVE HER 30 CAUSE I THINK WE ARE GONE QUITE A FEW HOURS AND SHE IS SO GOOD WITH THE KIDS PLAYS GAMES AND CLEANS UP AFTER THE MESS WITCH  I TELL HER SHE DONT HAVE TO BUT SHE DOES IT ANY WAY SHE IS GREAT!!!!
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