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what to pay a babysitter?

Posted by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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I am going to ask my cousin who is 15 to babysit my daughter. Before I ask her to babysit I want to know what a good price to pay her? My daughter is six.

by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 1:19 PM
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Beautifulmom513
by Platinum Member on Jul. 12, 2010 at 1:20 PM

i would say about $8 an hour or so.

RmeWifey01
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:23 PM

It really depends on where you live. Here in KS the going rate for 2 is from $5-$8 depending on the age and experience of the sitter. If she has very little experience I'd say $5. If she has alot of experience then maybe $6 or $7. When she is a little older, say 17 or 18 then maybe $8.

dani-doll
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:24 PM

i think it depends where you live. Maybe you could also offer her a flat rate?

RmeWifey01
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:24 PM

Like I said though, it is for 2 kids....so?

snoopy21276
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 2:25 PM

 wow! i must be cheap LOL i personly think half of min wage per hour.. but it also depends on how many kids :)

tiffybell83
by on Jul. 12, 2010 at 7:32 PM

I have one daughter who is six years old and I live in Bakersfield CA. The babysitter is 15 who is my cousin she has 3 younger brother and sisters she babysits all the time. If that is any help to anyone replying

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