Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Babysitter is $11.86
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Babysitters?
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 $10.12 based on 94 salaries. An early career Babysitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $11.21 based on 405 salaries. A mid-career Babysitter …Read more
What Do Babysitters Do?
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 …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.