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Raising the voices of caregivers

Caregivers support our families and allow others to go to work, but they often have to battle for respect. Let’s change that. Ten years ago, I helped start the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA) because my life has been so profoundly affected by caregivers, beginning when I was just a... more

Babysitter Pay Rates: What's the Going Rate for a Babysitter?

In 2016, the average babysitter rate was nearly $14 per hour. Learn how to determine what you should charge based on three important factors. According to the 2017 Care.com Babysitter Survey, the average babysitting rate in 2016 was about $13.97 per hour -- which is up 26 percent from $11.11... more


30 answers

How can I get parents to take the final step and accept my tutoring Services?

How can I get parents to take the final step and accept my tutoring companies services?   We have 100% State Certified teachers and come to the parents...plus we run offer for the first lesson free and the second one half off... they still don't seem to want... more


12 answers

How much should I ask to be paid by the hour? (what do you ask if your a nanny or if you are a parent how much would you like to pay)

Please feel free to use past jobs as a reference or just use personal preference.


9 answers

How much should I charge to nanny this family?

Hello! I would like some help figuring what to charge a family that I will be nannying for in the near future. Here is some background...   I am in St. Louis, MO I am 25 years old and female I have 5-6 years experience working with children 2 years... more


18 answers

Rate of Pay

We are paying a couple to take care of our dog. Just letting him out 4x per day and feeding him 1x per day. Not asking anything extra. They live a few miles away. How much do you think is reasonable to pay per day?


9 answers

What should I charge for overnight care?

The family I have been nannying for over a year now asked me to sit their 2 young kids overnight. I have agreed but am struggling to come up with a fair price. I told them I won't charge them my hourly rate for the whole time. The hours... more


7 answers

Advice needed: I work overtime but don't get compensated

There's been a few instances where I've worked 1-2 hours longer than originally anticipated, but when the family goes to pay me they don't add in the overtime hours.  I'm not so much looking to get paid time and a half, but just want the... more