How Much To Pay The Babysitter?

New York City has the highest babysitter pay rates across the country.

Babysitters in New York get the highest pay rate in the country, according to a survey by the Urbansitter website.  One child costs an average of $15.34 per hour, add $1.50-$2.00 for a second kid, and about $3.00 for a third.

Most sitters have to pay their own way to and from home, as 56% of parents don’t pay for transportation.  Most parents “round up” when tipping and 27% never tip.


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