1st Annual Parenting Awards by UrbanSitter

Parenting Personalities Infographic

We surveyed more than 500 babysitters and nannies across the nation to give us the scoop on the parents they work for. Find out what they said about parenting personalities, screen time, house rules and everything in between. According to sitters moms in San Francisco have got it all together, moms in Phoenix are the […]

How Much You Should Pay Your Babysitter?

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According to UrbanSitter.com’s 2016 study of 15,000 families across the U.S., the average babysitting rate for one child is $15.71 per hour. In San Francisco, New York City and other cities with a high cost of living, rates are higher than the national average. Decide how much to pay your babysitter or nanny by consulting the […]

2015 National Childcare Survey: Babysitting Rates & Nanny Pay + Mother’s Day

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How much do you pay your babysitter? UrbanSitter surveyed and compiled data from more than 10,000 families across the nation to determine average hourly rates for babysitters, nannies, and mother’s helpers. And, we asked a few fun facts about how families like to celebrate Mother’s Day. San Francisco tops the charts with the most expensive babysitter […]

3rd Annual Holiday Gifting Survey: Babysitter Gifts and Nanny Bonuses for 2014

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Wondering if you should give a holiday gift to your babysitter or an end-of-year bonus to your nanny? We surveyed over 400 families across the US to get the inside scoop on what parents are gifting and tipping babysitters and nannies this holiday season. Here’s what they told us: ~Click to zoom~ ·      Tips: Most […]

2014 National Childcare Survey: Babysitting Rates & Nanny Pay

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Wondering how much to pay your babysitter? UrbanSitter surveyed and compiled data from 7,500 families across the US to calculate the average hourly rates for babysitters, nannies, and mother’s helpers. — click on graphic to zoom — Highlights: New York City is the most expensive city for childcare. In NYC, the average babysitting rate for one […]

2nd Annual Holiday Gifting Survey: Babysitter Gifts and Nanny Bonuses for 2013

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Around the holidays, parents often wonder “how much should I bonus my nanny for Christmas?” or “should I tip my babysitter for the holidays?” The UrbanSitter 2013 Holiday Gifting Survey Infographic reveals how much parents are really spending on their kids, the nanny, and babysitters this holiday season. Plus, the insider scoop on how much […]

Parenthood Uncensored: Real Confessions and Concessions – Infographic by UrbanSitter.com

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Ever wonder if you’re the only parent who breaks from conventional thinking on a common parenting issue or speculate just how common today’s parenting practices really are? We surveyed families across the United States to get the inside scoop on popular parenting conundrums. Wine while pregnant? 35 percent of moms surveyed said, “No way!” while […]

How much should I pay my sitter? Babysitting Rates and Nanny Rates

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How much do you pay your babysitter or nanny? In 2013 UrbanSitter surveyed and compiled data from nearly 6,000 families across the US to calculate the average hourly rates for babysitting and nannying by city. San Francisco tops the list with an average babysitting rate of $14 per hour for one child, $16.75/hr for two children, […]