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What's the going rate for a 4yr old 5 days a week from 8-4 these days?

I have a friend saying $75/day.
375/week?!
I found a great daycare for him for $457/month.


She insists she's a lot cheaper.

So tell me, what's the going rate usually?
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by on May. 3, 2012 at 8:39 AM
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Vicious_fairy
by on May. 3, 2012 at 9:01 AM
Ugh. And if she tajes on my 3 month od she wants 525/week!!!!
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Caitlin10081989
by Ruby Member on May. 3, 2012 at 9:14 AM

Thank her for her offer and tell her that her prices are not in line with what other prices in the area are and due to this reason you will not be having her babysit your four year old and three month old. 

Quoting Vicious_fairy:

Ugh. And if she tajes on my 3 month od she wants 525/week!!!!


ladyraven16
by Platinum Member on May. 3, 2012 at 9:19 AM
Around here it would be 185-225 per week. You could probably find cheaper if you wanted a lower quality one.
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Vicious_fairy
by on May. 3, 2012 at 11:25 AM
She's nuts! Lol

Quoting Caitlin10081989:

Thank her for her offer and tell her that her prices are not in line with what other prices in the area are and due to this reason you will not be having her babysit your four year old and three month old. 


Quoting Vicious_fairy:

Ugh. And if she tajes on my 3 month od she wants 525/week!!!!


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notjstasocermom
by Samantha on May. 3, 2012 at 11:26 AM

no idea, i somettimes babysit for my BF and I get 20 bucks a day from her

.oOMellyOo.
by Silver Member on May. 3, 2012 at 11:27 AM

90-150 a week, at a day care. I kept a friends infant until they moved and she paid me 95 a week.

Kelly_Ann
by on May. 3, 2012 at 11:28 AM
I was payin 240 a month for 25 hours a week...
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Vicious_fairy
by on May. 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM
I think $1500/month Is ridic... Agreed?

Age wants $375/week!


Quoting Kelly_Ann:

I was payin 240 a month for 25 hours a week...
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TresHijas111825
by Member on May. 3, 2012 at 11:30 AM

It's called COST OF LIVING-it varies everywhere.

The cost of child care varies greatly depending on where you live. In Manhattan a day care center is $400 PER WEEK and at home childcare is as little as $250. Nannies  are upwards of $500 per week.  OP where do you live?

FooLynRoo
by on May. 3, 2012 at 11:31 AM

I get 10 dollars an hour - but not as a full time gig.

I think if I were to watch your son at your home for those hours i would charge 8 if it were at my home like home daycare situation - much lower like 6

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