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+ reasonable surcharge for overnight stay

What is a babysitter?

Babysitters look after children of any age for a few hours while their parents are away. Babysitters are teenagers and young adults who work by specific occasion. They spend an evening or an afternoon watching the kids, playing with them or putting them to bed. Babysitters work at the parents’ house and are usually paid by the hour.

Be aware: If the average workload for a babysitter exceeds four hours per week, the job might well qualify as a nanny job, which comes with additional responsibilities. For nannies, minimum wages for domestic workers apply (learn more).