This Is What Parents Are Paying Their Babysitters, According to Survey

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Finding a babysitter you trust with your child is no easy task. Plus, once you find one you like, you have the added stress of figuring out a reasonable rate to pay them. To make your task just a little easier, one survey looked at what parents are paying their babysitters across the country.

The ninth Annual National Childcare Rates Survey from UrbanSitter looked at data from 25,000 families to calculate rates across the country. It found that nationally, the average rates are $17.73/hour for one child; $20.30/hour for two kids; and $21.49/hour for three kids. These represent a 5 percent increase over last year’s averages—and show that the average babysitter can achieve an hourly rate that is 200 percent higher than federal minimum wage, the survey says. San Francisco, for the sixth year in a row, had the most expensive rates at $19.74/hour for one child and $22.44/hour for two…

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