Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Babysitter is $12.80
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Babysitters?
An early career Babysitter with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $12.34 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Babysitter with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $12.46 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Babysitter with 10-19 years of …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.