Babysitter Rates & Booking Fees

Babysitter & Nanny Rates:
  • $20 to $25+ per hour depending on the number of children, length of commitment, and other factors which can be discussed with your SmartSitting Director. Families, please pay your babysitters their hourly rates directly.

View our nanny salary and babysitter rate guidelines.

SmartSitting Booking Fees:
  • Month-to-month option: 20% service fee based on the babysitter’s hourly rate.
  • Up-front payment option: 15% of the babysitter’s gross annual compensation based on 52 weeks.
  • All booking fees are paid directly to SmartSitting. 
Our Policies:
  • Babysitters have a 3-hour minimum per day.
  • There is a $25 minimum booking fee per active month.
  • Requests made with less than 24 hours notice incur a $25 last minute fee.
  • Cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will be billed the babysitter’s 3-hour minimum and a $25 processing fee.
  • Booking fees do not include babysitter’s hourly rate.

To start a search, please complete our Family Application.