Service Fees and Babysitting Rates
“If anyone is interested my husband and I found a new amazing child care/babysitting service called Peak City Sitters. We have used them multiple times for our children and love it.” Natalie, Raleigh NC
The information below is for clients seeking in home babysitting services. If you are seeking hotel babysitting, babysitters for a wedding or business function, or seeking sitters for your church nursery, please contact us for the babysitting rates and fees.
Service Fees (Paid to Peak City Sitters)
Annual Registration Fee= $35 per family (renewed each year)
Each family must be registered as a client, sharing a babysitter between two or more families is only allowed in certain situations. Please contact us for the babysitting rates for this type of situation.
On-Call Referral Fee (each time a sitter is provided) = $12
Please note: The referral fee is charged when a sitter is scheduled, even if the client cancels.
Permanent Referral Fee: If the client would like to have a babysitter 1 or more days a week on a permanent basis, the client is to pay Peak City Sitters one of the following permanent placement fees:
- $12 each day for 1 day/week
- $60/month for 2 days/week
- $80/month for 3 days/week
- $100/month for 4 days/week
- $120/month for 5 days a week
These rates are based on the number of days per week the sitter is used. If the sitter is no longer available, the client will be reimbursed and only charged $12/referral. If the client would like to use the sitter for any additional days on any week other than what was paid for, the client is to pay Peak City Sitters a $12 referral fee per time.
Babysitting Rates (Paid directly to the sitter):
For 2 hrs or less, pay to the sitter is a flat rate of $25 for 1-2 children or $30 for 3-4 children.
If a sitter is booked for more than 2 hrs, but less than 3 hrs, the sitter is to be paid for a minimum of 3 hrs at the hourly rate based on the number of children (see hourly sitting rates below).
If a sitter is booked for 3 hrs or more hours, she/he is to be paid an hourly rate based on the number of children.
- 1 to 2 children = $12/hour
- 3 to 4 children = $14/ hour
- 5 children = $16/ hour
Overnight Babysitting (please contact us for rates)
Families wishing to book a sitter on the following holidays will pay a $15 referral fee and will pay the babysitter an hourly rate starting at $14.00 an hour and up depending on the number of children. Holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve night.
For Hotel, Wedding, Event, and Church Nursery babysitting please contact us for rates and fees.