How much would you pay a high school student to watch your kids?

What would you pay a senior in high school to watch your three kids 8,6,4 for 1.5 hours on Wednesday-Friday? She would get them off the bus at four and hang with them until 5:30 when my husband gets home. She would be driving to me. (She will start in November and work through September)

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I pay $3 per child per hour

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I would do what your minimal wage is. But I think $10 a day would be good.

I paid £5 an hour. I’d maybe suggest $20-25 a week? I don’t get this per child thing.

15 depending on her experience

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$15-$20 a day. Going rate here is $10/hr for the first child, $2-$3 more per child.

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She is driving to you an home? Pay the gas mileage an $3-5 per kid per hour :woman_shrugging:t2:

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At least $15 an hour.

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Would she be helping with homework, snacks? Do you have any pets she would also be helping with? How far will she be driving to get to your place? I think $30-40 a week would work. So thats $10-13 a day.

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I’d pay her at least $15 a day

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Don’t forget her time to come and go from your house. Especially when so convenient for you! Don’t think know high school student would do it for less than $20. It’s a commitment!

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Kids here in CT get between 12-15/hr and many charge an extra $2 per kid. Id say $20 ! Day is fair.

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I would say at least $20 bucks a day if it really is only 1.5 hrs. Don’t take advantage just cause they’re teenagers.

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In my area going rate is 20-25$ for one child up to 8 hours a day. That averages to about 3$ an hour but cus you have multiple children I’d say 10$ be fair

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What are your kids worth?

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$400 a month plus mileage

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Yikes… not an easy job… at least $20 a day make it worth it and she will keep coming back.

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We pay 20 a day for our high school nanny to pick up our 6 and 8 year old from school and watch them from 325-5 every day. We think $20 is fair to cover gas and her time.

Make it worth the drive. $25 a day at least

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$50-75 a week since there is 3 children. That’s roughly $3.70-$5.55 per hour per child.

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