A Babysitter earns an average wage of AU$17.05 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, wages increase somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

AU$14.73 - AU$23.48
AU$15
AU$17
AU$23
MEDIAN: AU$17.05
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50%
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$9AU$18AU$27
Hourly Rate
AU$14.73 - AU$23.48  
   
Hourly Tips
AU$1.05  
Overtime
AU$19.83  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$18KAU$36KAU$54K
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$30,685 - AU$49,555  
   
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 24 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 152

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Pay by Experience Level for Babysitter

Pay by Experience for a Babysitter has a positive trend. An entry-level Babysitter with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $35,000 based on 116 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Babysitter with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Babysitter which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 17 salaries. A Babysitter with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $42,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$36,001

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Babysitter Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Babysitter?

Babysitter in Melbourne:
"What it is like working as a babysitter."
Pros: This job is very flexible but is not a reliable source of income.
Cons: It is not a reliable source of income.

Key Stats for Babysitter

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Babysitter Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
AU$36,000

▼3%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
61%
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 94%