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How much does infant child care cost in DeKalb, IL?


As of July 2024, the average starting rate for infants child care in DeKalb, IL is $17.10 per hour. The weekly cost for infants child care working a 40-hour week in DeKalb, IL is $684 while the monthly cost is approximately $2,223 for 130 hours of work.

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Data is based on rates reported by service providers listed on Last updated in July 2024.

Here's a comparison of infant child care costs in DeKalb, IL to both state and national rates

The cost of hiring infants child care in DeKalb, IL is approximately -12% lower than Illinois average starting rate of $19.45 per hour and -13% lower than the national average of $19.75.


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These are the most affordable cities for infants child care near DeKalb, IL

In some cases, nearby cities may offer more affordable infant child care services. When evaluating infant child care pay rates in DeKalb, IL and its surrounding areas, it is essential to follow the minimum wage regulations and understand the proper way to pay legally. There are multiple benefits of paying legally that should be considered, such as tax deductions and fostering a professional employment relationship.


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