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Overnight Babysitting

My husband and I are planning an overnight trip without our little one. What is a reasonable rate for an overnight babysitter for one toddler? We are thinking of leaving early Saturday and returning mid afternoon Sunday. We traditionally pay our babysitter $10 an hour. Thanks for your insights!

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I have a 14 yr old with 3 dogs. We were overnight for 2 nights. I had my pet sitter caring for the dogs.

I paid my sitter $400 from Sunday afternoon thru Tuesday afternoon. Basically, her job was to be around and stay with her Sunday afternoon/evening, get her to school on Monday and Tuesday and we were home in time to pick daughter up from school on Tuesday.

Hope that helps. Enjoy your trip!

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It would be more appropriate to pay her for 2 days not by hours. I would say for 2 days I would pay between $150 and $200 depending on the age and experience of your sitter. Have a great trip and enjoy the break.

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i used to work for a nanny agency and we charged $150 per night. Everyone had a background check and was CPR and first aid certified. The agency is The Nanny Agency. tehir website is www.thenannyagency.com and the number is ###-###-####.

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We pay our babysitter $100 per night.

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I would say $150-200 a night. I used to work for a nanny agency and that's what we would charge.
Thanks and I hope this helps.
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