[Parentsgroup-list] hourly rate for babysitting?

Debrah Rud debrah_rud at student.hms.harvard.edu
Thu Jan 29 20:18:26 EST 2009


I usually pay between $12-$15/hour.


On 1/29/09 8:13 PM, "rose at fas.harvard.edu" <rose at fas.harvard.edu> wrote:

> Leonor,
>> From what I understand, the going rate is $10/hr on up.
> 
> I think that $10 is for high-school-type sitters, adults get at least $12/hr,
> and $15/hr for experienced adult babysitters (such as those with CPR training,
> daycare workers, etc).
> 
> Additionally, I think that the rate is expected to go up as the babysitter has
> been with your for a year or more, etc. For example, some people have given a
> $1/hr raise when the babysitter has been sitting for about a year on a
> consistent basis.
> 
> However, I do not know if any of this is generalized to other people's
> experiences. Any comments?
> 
> Susannah
> 
> 
> 
> Quoting Leonor Perez <lxp243 at mail.harvard.edu>:
> 
>> I'd like to know too.  Please respond so we can all read the info.
>> 
>> Thanks,
>> 
>> Leonor
>> 
>> On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 5:05 PM, Kira Petersen
>> <kpeters at fas.harvard.edu>wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> apologies for repeating a question that has surly been answered before.
>>> What is the going rate (or range) for babysitting around here right now?
>>> 
>>> best,
>>> Kira
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Kira Petersen
>>> Ph.D. Candidate,
>>> Department of Government
>>> Harvard University
>>> kpeters at fas.harvard.edu
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
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