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How much should I charge when I babysit at someone's house?

I am 20 years old. During the day I work at a day care. I am certified to be an Early Childhood Teacher, I have taken the state approved Infant and Toddler Course, I am CPR certified. I am going to start babysitting for a family with a 3 1/2 year old boy and a 2 year old girl. I am wondering what I should charge for the job.

Asked By: Meg A - 1/24/2009
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Hi there, I am 16, and I babysit as well. I charge 5-6 dollars per hour for two kids. Or a flat rate of 50 dollars per day (8+hours).
Answered By: #1 Babysitter - 1/24/2009
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£30 a day
Answered By: retarded.abbie - 1/24/2009
 
$7-$10 an hour.
Answered By: shadowmaster97 - 1/24/2009
 
i would let them choose what they pay. if its low, then dont babysit for them again. i think i would be overwhelmed if i was the parent, and my babysitter was choosing the price.
Answered By: fantastical97 - 1/24/2009
 
Well for a teen to be doing it, for two children, I would say 5 dollars an hour (any more than that, and what's the point in the parent working if they have to give all the money to the sitter... More
Answered By: PixelDust - 1/24/2009
 
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