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How much does weekend child care cost in Salem, MA?


As of July 2024, the average starting rate for weekend child care in Salem, MA is $22.35 per hour. The weekly cost for weekend child care working a 40-hour week in Salem, MA is $894 while the monthly cost is approximately $2,906 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 weekend child care costs in Salem, MA to both state and national rates

The cost of hiring weekend child care in Salem, MA is approximately 5% higher than Massachusetts average starting rate of $21.19 per hour and 19% higher than the national average of $18.77.


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These are the most affordable cities for weekend child care near Salem, MA

In some cases, nearby cities may offer more affordable weekend child care services. When evaluating weekend child care pay rates in Salem, MA 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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These are the most expensive cities for weekend child care near Salem, MA

There are several factors that can contribute to higher pay rates for weekend child care in cities near Salem, MA. Factors such as a higher cost of living, increased demand for weekend child care services, and a more competitive job market can drive up the average rates. As a result, it's crucial to consider these local factors when comparing weekend child care rates near Salem, MA.


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