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It used to be hard to find a reliable babysitter or nanny in Ames. But using advanced technology, we have compiled a list of the top-rated babysitters in the Ames area. Learn more about the best sitters in Ames and match with the one that perfectly meets your needs!.

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Lus E.

Polk City, IA
22 years old with 3 years of experience
$13 to $15 an hour
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
My name is Luz Erikson, I'm in 11th grade of high school and I am 18 years old. I work at a day care 8 hours a week but I would love to be able to babysit. I love my job so much I love spending my day with them specially after a busy day of school, t Read More Message Lus E.
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Tiffany S.

Polk City, IA
21 years old with ~1 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
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    Kristen D.

    Ankeny, IA
    19 years old with 2 years of experience
    $9 to $15 an hour
      Hi I’m Kristen! I am currently a student at DMACC in Ankeny. I have babysat for the past 2 summers and I have worked at a swimming pool for 3 years. I love spending time with kids and doing activities! I also love pets! Read More Message Kristen D.
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      Taylor S.

      Boone, IA
      30 years old with 10 years of experience
      $10 to $15 an hour
        Hi there! My name is Taylor and I am 29 years old. I am new to Sitter, but not new to babysitting. I love hanging out with kids! They are all so special in their own way. Babysitting was one of my first jobs when I was 14. I’m the oldest of three s Read More Message Taylor S.
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        Desiree J.

        Pilot Mound, IA
        25 years old with 14 years of experience
        $0 to $0 an hour
          My name is desiree. I have 2 children, 3 nieces and nephews and multiple cousins. & I have experience in children of all ages including individuals with disabilities. I’ve worked in daycare settings and a campus for adults with disabilities for Read More Message Desiree J.
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          Morgan P.

          Ames, IA
          21 years old with 1 years of experience
          $20 to $50 an hour
            Hello! My name is Morgan. I am originally from Knoxville, TN and I moved to Iowa almost 2 years ago to come to Iowa State for my Bachelors in Criminal Justice. I am currently a junior this year and I'm also in Air Force ROTC. I have 2 younger sibling Read More Message Morgan P.
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            Jordan T.

            Boone, IA
            21 years old with 4 years of experience
            $8 to $10 an hour
              Hi! My name is Jordan and I am currently a student at the University of Iowa. I just finished my freshman year and I am currently back home for the summer. As of right now I am looking for a few side babysitting jobs as I am also working at a golf co Read More Message Jordan T.
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              Anna E.

              Ankeny, IA
              19 years old with 1 years of experience
              $10 to $30 an hour
              • After school care availability
              • Before school care availability
              • Short notice availability
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              Hi! My name is Anna! I'm a freshman at DMACC and graduated from Ankeny High School in 2020. I also graduated from DMACC in 2020 with degrees in basic and advanced CNA. I know first aid and CPR. All of my classes are online so I will be able to set Read More Message Anna E.
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              Kelsey A.

              Ankeny, IA
              22 years old with 4 years of experience
              $15 to $25 an hour
              • After school care availability
              • Before school care availability
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              I’ve worked at different daycare centers and live with my 3 yr old niece. I’ve helped raise her since birth and I’ve enjoyed every min of it. I love kids and helping them grow up and learn. Of course having fun is important so doing fun activit Read More Message Kelsey A.
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              Cheltzie M.

              Ankeny, IA
              28 years old with 13 years of experience
              $15 to $25 an hour
              • Before school care availability
              • Short notice availability
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              Hello! Thanks for considering me as a care provider for your family. I'm excited for the opportunity! I am a native central Iowan, and currently live in Ankeny. I have a Bachelor's degree in Nonprofit & Youth Administration (showing I've always l Read More Message Cheltzie M.
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              Hannah M.

              Grimes, IA
              25 years old with 6 years of experience
              $12 to $16 an hour
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              I have been babysitting since I was in high school and have also worked in a school building for 3 years. I also have been a nanny for 2 full school years and, 5 summers. I know CPR and first aid as well. Read More Message Hannah M.
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              Lydia P.

              Ames, IA
              22 years old with 10 years of experience
              $10 to $12 an hour
              • After school care availability
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              Hi! My name is Lydia, i'm from Virginia beach, Virginia, and I just recently moved to Keller, Texas. I'm 20 years old, a junior at Old Dominion University (taking classes online), I have 10+ years of babysitting/nannying experience, and i'm super out Read More Message Lydia P.
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              Kia N.

              Ankeny, IA
              19 years old with 4 years of experience
              $11 to $18 an hour
              • After school care availability
              • Before school care availability
              • Short notice availability
              • First Aid Training
              • Cpr Certified
              Hello! I am currently a freshman at DMACC and I live in Ankeny. I love kids and I have been around them my whole life. I have two younger sisters and four younger cousins. I've babysat them all and still do as my cousins are ages 2-5 still. I've also Read More Message Kia N.
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              Peyton S.

              Ankeny, IA
              21 years old with 3 years of experience
              $9 to $12 an hour
                Hey! My name is Peyton. I am 17 years old and have a few years of experience in childcare. Right now I work at Treehouse daycare where I assist in the 2-3 year old rooms. I love my job, wouldn’t trade it for the world. Some other things i’m passi Read More Message Peyton S.
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                Pieri H.

                Story City, IA
                22 years old with ~1 years of experience
                $9 to $11 an hour
                • After school care availability
                • Before school care availability
                • Short notice availability
                • First Aid Training
                • Cpr Certified
                I became a caregiver because I enjoy seeing children learn new skills. I currently work at a daycare as a teachers assistant to one and two year olds. Read More Message Pieri H.
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                Price of a Babysitter in Ames

                1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
                $12.6 $12.6 – $18.8 $12.6 – $21.7

                It costs about $12.6 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Ames, that’s about $0.89 less than the national average of $13.44 per hour. Additional children can cost up to 50% more per child that needs care but many sitters charge much less or nothing additional for two kids. A tip is not always necessary but always appreciated. 10 to 15 percent is common but again, not a requirement.

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