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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Susan E.

Chicago, IL
52 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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Alexis K.

Chicago, IL
32 years old with 13 years of experience
$14 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi! I am a 32 year old publicist looking for some side hustle nannying or babysitting jobs in my spare time. I love kids and while my husband and i aren’t ready for some of our own, I’d love to watch yours! I was a full time nanny for four years Read More Message Alexis 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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Kathy A.

Chicago, IL
25 years old with 4 years of experience
$16 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello, my name is Kathy and I would love the opportunity to work with your family. I have been working with children at a daycare for more than 4 years now. I currently work as a Toddler teacher at a daycare center. I have experience with ages 6 we Read More Message Kathy A.
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Archana S.

Chicago, IL
30 years old with 9 years of experience
$19 to $19 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
Hi families, my name is Archana Swamy! I'm a lead toddler teacher at a preschool in the west loop seeking to shift my expertise into private nannying as I study and prepare to apply for my Masters in Clinical Mental Health Counseling degree (online p Read More Message Archana S.
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Lauren M.

Chicago, IL
27 years old with 1 years of experience
$12 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hey there! My name is Lauren, I am 27 years old, and I live in the heart of Wicker Park. I love kids. They say the darndest things and never fail to win your heart over in the process. 🙂 Read More Message Lauren M.
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Donna L.

Chicago, IL
72 years old with 10 years of experience
$14 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Hi- for the past 2 yrs.- four months, I have been a full service after school nanny for an 8 boy from the Roscoe Village. His mother will be working primarily from home; she no longer needs me. Also on a fairly regular basis, I have a 5 yr. girl Read More Message Donna L.
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Aruna M.

Chicago, IL
34 years old with 10 years of experience
$20 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I have been baby-sitting for 18 years and have watched children ages 3 weeks to 12 years old. I have worked in three different day cares, all in the infant room. I have also babysat for over 165 families. I am certified in CPR, First Aid, and AED, re Read More Message Aruna M.
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Vanessa C.

Chicago, IL
23 years old with 2 years of experience
$12 to $17 an hour
  • After school care availability
I've babysat children ages 5 months -9 years. Helped many of them with homework and to potty train. Taking the kids out to the park has not been a problem for me. I regularly read to infants for I understand the importance of reading to them for thei Read More Message Vanessa C.
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Alexis W.

Chicago, IL
27 years old with 9 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
Currently, I have a total of nine years of experience working with children. These experiences include, childcare, babysitting, camp counseling, and teaching at an elementary school. I just moved to Chicago to begin teaching in Chicago Public Schools Read More Message Alexis W.
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Amanda V.

Chicago, IL
22 years old with 3 years of experience
$16 to $22 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I absolutely love working with kids! In addition to providing personal child care, I’m a dance instructor for children ages 1-third grade. I also have experience working with children of all ages as a summer camp counselor and a birthday party ente Read More Message Amanda V.
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Helen G.

Chicago, IL
19 years old with 4 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am currently working full-time teaching swim lessons at a day camp in Chicago. This is my second summer doing this job, and I work with children ages 4-12. I have also tutored kids at an after-school program by helping them with homework. This past Read More Message Helen G.
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Isamar R.

Chicago, IL
24 years old with 5 years of experience
$12 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi there! My name is Isamar. I am 24 years old. I am a compassionate and very responsible part time student at UIC where I am pursuing a BS in Nutrition and Nutrition Science Concentration. I’ve been a nanny for 5 years and I absolutely love what I Read More Message Isamar R.
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Karla D.

Chicago, IL
19 years old with 2 years of experience
$14 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
Hello! I am currently a student at Columbia University in the City of New York and just got home for summer break. I am planning on majoring in Urban Studies and Education and would love to help parents take care of their children and navigating my c Read More Message Karla D.
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Anna S.

Chicago, IL
27 years old with 13 years of experience
$17 to $21 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi there! I recently moved to Chicago from Madison and I’m in the process of applying for social work positions. I have a very flexible schedule right now! I love being outdoors, biking, reading, dancing, live music, just being active in general! I Read More Message Anna S.
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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.

Book a Sitter in Chicago Tonight

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

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