guide to pay rates

Guide to Pay Rates

Need to know how much to pay a babysitter, nanny, pet sitter, or family caregiver? Our guide provides detailed breakdowns of hourly rates, salaries, and costs for all kinds of care services.

The going rate for a babysitter ranges from $16 to $26 per hour in the US, depending on location, number of kids, and responsibilities. Check the average babysitting rate in your city, use our babysitting rates calculator, or check overnight babysitting rates.

Nannies usually make $30,000-$50,000 in the US. This range can change based on where they work, how much experience and responsibilities they have, and other things. To learn more, see our report of average nanny salaries by city.

Under theĀ Fair Labor Standards Act, au pairs must receive a weekly stipend no less than $195.75. Other costs include agency placement fees, room and board, and educational stipend. Learn more about the cost of an au pair.

US caregiver salaries vary from $3,000 to $4,000 per week based on experience, certifications, job duties, and hours worked. See average family caregiver pay rates by city.

How much to pay a dog sitter depends on where you live, but generally ranges from $16 to $26 per hour in the US. If you have multiple dogs or require grooming, the rate may be higher. Learn more about determining a fair dog sitting rate.

The average pet sitter rate across the US is $26.06/hr. Overnight pet sitter rates range from $50 to $100 per night based on location and job responsibilities. Determine a reasonable price for your pet with our pet sitter rates calculator.