Find a Babysitter in Chicago IL

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

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Colleen L.

Chicago, IL
26 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hello! My name is Colleen Lafeber and I recently graduated from my master's program at The Florida State University. While in grad school I nannied, dog walked, and house sat a few families. I have nannied just about every summer since I was 15 an Read More Message Colleen L.
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Jamarria K.

Chicago, IL
19 years old with 6 years of experience
$12 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hi- My name Is Jamarria I am 19 years old. I’ve been working with kids since I was younger. I started watching my younger brother and two younger sisters then cousins, family friends and so on. I love working with children and I am currently workin Read More Message Jamarria K.
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Jessica H.

Chicago, IL
25 years old with 7 years of experience
$14 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • Cpr Certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
I’m a responsible, fun babysitter with 7 plus years of experience. I grew up with a big family, had 4 brothers and 1 sister, I love being around kids. I’m a medical assistant at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, but I’ve always had a sitting jo Read More Message Jessica H.
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Susan E.

Chicago, IL
51 years old with 25 years of experience
$13 to $17 an hour
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am a  52 yrs old non-smoker. I am looking for a part-time position. I am a personal assistant with the Department of Rehabilitation. I was born and raised in Iowa. I have lived in Chicago since 1987. I have over twenty five years of childcare Read More Message Susan E.
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Jacqueline C.

Chicago, IL
24 years old with 8 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
My name is Jacqueline. I am a 23 year old college graduate who calls Chicago home and I am looking for a full-time care position starting as early as May 29th. I have eight years of experience as a babysitter/mother's helper/tutor. Some of my mo Read More Message Jacqueline C.
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Nataly S.

Chicago, IL
22 years old with 7 years of experience
$18 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I am a very fun, energetic, reliable and entertaining babysitter. I am confident in my abilities to provide an enjoyable experience for your children while meeting then exceeding your parental needs. I assume the role of light housework, cooking Read More Message Nataly S.
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Jenny C.

Chicago, IL
26 years old with 3 years of experience
$17 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I’ve worked as a nanny for 3 years already. I’ve babysit for a very long time. Starting from my siblings to families who look for a sitter for special occasions. I have my CPR certificate I also have my own car. I enjoy being around children d Read More Message Jenny C.
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Dawn J.

Chicago, IL
41 years old with 14 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello! I’m a mother of 4 children ages 22-14, I’ve worked as a childcare teacher 10+ years, a paraprofessional in the special education department for 4 years & recently been providing ABA therapy to kiddos on the autism spectrum. I love childre Read More Message Dawn J.
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Brittany N.

Chicago, IL
25 years old with 13 years of experience
$13 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • Cpr Certified
  • Registered Nurse
Hi! My name is Brittany. I am 25 years old- born and raised in Chicago. Currently living in Wicker Park and I'm a nurse on the South Side of Chicago! I am the baby of the family and grew up with five siblings. I have 13 nieces and nephews and started Read More Message Brittany N.
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Martine R.

Chicago, IL
59 years old with 5 years of experience
$20 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I moved to Chicago from Dallas five years ago. I am currently searching for a personal assistant/nanny position in Chicago. I have over four years of experience as a house manager and a nanny. I was a sports reporter in both television and radio and Read More Message Martine R.
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Shannon S.

Chicago, IL
31 years old with 15 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hello! My name is Shannon I am 30 years old. I recently transitioned back to the United States from Central Asia where I served as an English teacher in a small international school for five years. I am currently seeking short-term childcare opportun Read More Message Shannon S.
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India W.

Chicago, IL
19 years old with 5 years of experience
$14 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I’ve worked with children ranging in ages of 2-12 over the course of 4 years. Children are truly a joy to work with. You learn something new from each child your encounter and I find it absolutely amazing. The first job I had with children was as Read More Message India W.
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Lindsey W.

Chicago, IL
22 years old with 11 years of experience
$15 to $30 an hour
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Early Childhood Special Education Certification
My name is Lindsey Wismer. I am 22 years old and I am originally from Michigan. I moved to Chicago in August of 2018 to being my career as a preschool teacher. I teach four year old preschool at a private, catholic school in old town. I have plenty o Read More Message Lindsey W.
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Maddy K.

Chicago, IL
29 years old with 15 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Growing up with over 20 first cousins naturally guided me into the light of babysitting. From about the age of twelve, family gatherings made for adventure, as I was left in charge of a dozen or so under eight. This granted me great confidence, ther Read More Message Maddy K.
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Dana M.

Chicago, IL
30 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Experience Doula
I've been a summer camp counselor for pre-k to 6 graders a little while back. I'm currently a doula (doing labor & postpartum work). I've been caring for infants for 5 yrs total now. I'm a mother of 2 boys (3 yrs old & 11 months) so I have my own per Read More Message Dana M.
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Price of a Babysitter in Chicago

1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
$15.8 $15.8 – $23.7 $15.8 – $27.3

It costs about $15.8 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Chicago, that’s about $2.39 more 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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Many of the Chicago sitters above respond within 24 hours, and some of them much faster than that. You can certainly get a sitter for tonight in Chicago but the earlier you request one the better your odds will be. Give it a shot tonight! View All Babysitters in Chicago