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How much should I charge a parent as a babysitter? after school sitter babysitter hourly rate job responsibilities location number of children overnight sitter skills and experience Feb 21, 2022

Understanding what the market rate is and what the value of your service is is key when deciding what your hourly rate as a babysitter should be. Here are a number of factors to take into account before deciding what to charge a parent:

  1. Location

Start with what the average rate is in your town...

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Insurance: Do you need it as a babysitter? after school sitter babysitter before school sitter car insurance insurance public liability insurance Feb 16, 2022

For most babysitters, insurance is not something that you really think about when you start working as a babysitter. After all, it's just the neighbours' children or your ex-teacher child you are going to be looking after so nothing will go wrong… right?! Well, actually wrong.  While...

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