The average hourly pay for a Babysitter in United Kingdom is £7.78.
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Job Description for Babysitter
A babysitter provides care to children while their parents or guardians are away. Babysitters largely work part time and care for only one or two children in a given week. They may work in their own home or in the home of the family for whom the service is provided; a babysitter called in to watch over children for a few hours in an evening normally works in the client's home. Sitters may also provide care for pre-kindergarten children during the day while parents work perform work in their home…Read more
- Interact with and entertain a child or children during designated time frame.
- Clean and organize around the house.
- Select appropriate activities and follow feeding and sleep schedules.
- Respond to injuries, emergencies and hygiene needs.
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Skills in Activities for Children, Food Preparation and Cleaning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Organizing and Games.
Pay by Experience Level for Babysitter
An entry-level Babysitter with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £7.81 based on 20 salaries. An early career Babysitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £6.92 based on 28 salaries. A mid-career Babysitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £8.14 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Babysitter with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £7.86 based on 5 salaries.
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