baby sitting pay rate

United States
November 25, 2006 5:21am CST
how much do you think a sitter should get paid for 6 hrs and 2 children? i was called to baby sit last night last min and got paid 40 bucks...i think i was over paid
6 responses
@1fatpig (785)
• Australia
30 Nov 06
if you baby sitted me i would pay you forty no worries !!!
• United States
30 Nov 06
lol thanks i think.
@1fatpig (785)
• Australia
30 Nov 06
dont worry i can be a handful !!
• United States
30 Nov 06
lol nah i have 2 boys i can handle just about anything since having them.
@GardenGerty (99159)
• United States
30 Nov 06
It sounds like the people who hired you appreciate a good sitter and put it in their budget to pay accordingly. Congrats on the job.
• United States
30 Nov 06
tbanks :) i love baby sitting and children are my world.
• United States
30 Nov 06
tbanks:) i love baby sitting and children are my world.
@usmcsgtwife (4999)
• United States
25 Nov 06
hey kelly thats sounds about right, it works out to be about 3.00 per kid per hr i think thats about average
• United States
25 Nov 06
nice :D looks like im keepen the baby sitting job lol
• United States
30 Nov 06
thats great
@1fatpig (785)
• Australia
30 Nov 06
here in australia for 6 hours baby sitting you would get twice that here some charge and get $20 an hour and anything the want to eat or drink and you like get $3 an hour and you think you are over paid ,,,, lol
• United States
30 Nov 06
i guess i remember the old days when we got paid around 20 bucks for 8 hrs..back then i was baby sitting 4 kids for 10 hrs lol plus cleaning the house ahhh its an awesome job working with kids
@Daoussis (466)
• Canada
30 Nov 06
over paid, i dont think so, thats like 7$ an hour at last minute... for 2 children i think that is good
• United States
30 Nov 06
thanks :) im very happy with kids. they make me happy.
@khysnews (743)
• Indonesia
25 Nov 06
yup, that's right
• United States
25 Nov 06
really? i seriously didnt think it was that much thanks for your reply