Average Babysitter Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Babysitter is $12.59 in 2023

Hourly Rate
$9 - $19
$3 - $2k
Profit Sharing
$5 - $41
Total Pay
$18k - $41k
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What Do Babysitters Do?

Babysitter Tasks
  • 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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How do Babysitters Rate Their Jobs?

3.8 out of 5
Highly Satisfied
Based on 23 responses, the job of Babysitter has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.82 out of 5. On average, Babysitters are highly satisfied with their job.

FAQs About Babysitters

What is the highest pay for Babysitters?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Babysitter is $19.44 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Babysitters?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Babysitter is $8.76 / hour

How can Babysitters increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Babysitter is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Babysitter that oversees more junior Babysitters, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.