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Babysitter Rates & Booking Fees

Babysitter & Nanny Rates:
  • $17 to $25 per hour. 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.