Average pay for a babysitter hits $16.43/hour, study reveals

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Spending a night out without your kids will cost you a whopping $16.43 per hour on average, according to data release by Urban Sitter.

In Raleigh, parents pay on average slightly less for one child – $14.94. But pay $15.40 per hour for a sitter to watch two children.

Raleigh’s average rates hover above those in Houston, Denver, and Atlanta.

But the cheapest rates are in Phoenix. Parents there pay $11.83 per hour for one child and $14.14 for two.

The most expensive? San Francisco.

Parents in San Francisco pay $17.89 on average for one child and $20.39 for two.

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