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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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Lynn L.

Evanston, IL
61 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $36 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am a former teacher at a Montessori school having completed the classroom portion for the birth to age 3 program as well as a Kindermusik instructor for many years. I homeschooled my three children to or through high school and taught Latin, Class Read More Message Lynn L.
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Kelly L.

Chicago, IL
29 years old with 12 years of experience
$10 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • Cpr Certified
Hi my name is Kelly Lyons. I am a responsible, friendly, outgoing individual that is comfortable meeting new people . I absolutely love kids and all animals. I am going to school to become a building engineer apprentice. I am goimg to school online s Read More Message Kelly L.
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Amy F.

Homewood, IL
32 years old with 3 years of experience
$10 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Cpr Certified
Hi my name is Amy 🙂 I'm 28 years old and I'm a surgical technologist at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn mon-fri. I'm off work at 3pm so I'm available afternoons and evenings and completely free during the weekends. I love kids! I have an Read More Message Amy F.
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Zeljka L.

Harwood Heights, IL
34 years old with 7 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Over 7 years of experience. I have experience with younger children and infants.. Willing to drive and work felxible hours. Can help the family as often as needed. Currently employed in law enforcement and looking for a part time side job. Read More Message Zeljka L.
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Leanette P.

Chicago, IL
30 years old with 7 years of experience
$10 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I have over 7 years of babysitting experience. I have baby sited babies from the age of 4 months to kids at the age of 8 years old. I am a biology student at North Park University and I am looking to become a Pediatrician so caring for kids is my Read More Message Leanette P.
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Jalisa W.

Chicago, IL
23 years old with 3 years of experience
$18 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi my name is Jalisa Woolfolk, I’m from Evanston, IL and I am 22 years old. I’m currently located in Chicago by Rogers Park. I’m very passionate about children, they're so adorable and lovable. I am also a mother to an amazing 3yr old , his na Read More Message Jalisa W.
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Vanessa R.

Burbank, IL
29 years old with 7 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I love working with children; their inquisitive attitudes and loads of energy make them a delight to be around. I am responsible and dependable, but also fun and energetic! I'm 25 years old and I live in the Chicago-land area. I am currently in colle Read More Message Vanessa R.
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Brandi M.

Posen, IL
27 years old with 7 years of experience
$30 to $50 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi! My name is Brandi Moore, I am 26 years old , I have a 7 year old loving , intelligent , sweet , adventurous son of my own whom I love with every piece of me and is very well taken care of. He also attends my moms center for after school In which Read More Message Brandi M.
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Audrey Z.

Chicago, IL
30 years old with 15 years of experience
$20 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am 26 years old. Working with children has always been a passion of mine. I started babysitting when I was 10 years old. Throughout middle school and high school, I babysat and was a full-time summer nanny, I also spent my weekends working at my ch Read More Message Audrey Z.
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Kristy C.

Chicago, IL
49 years old with 8 years of experience
$12 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I have been managing a mom and baby boutique for the past 5 years. During that time costumers noticed their children's smiles and laughter when I interacted with them. Which lead to my start in babysitting. I have taken care of little ones from 16 mo Read More Message Kristy C.
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Candace H.

Chicago, IL
36 years old with 15 years of experience
$15 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Early Childhood Special Education Certification
My social and friendly nature means I have a knack of connecting with children and adults from diverse backgrounds. I’ve worked with a children within many different capacities such as nannying, babysitting and as a teacher. I love teaching and hel Read More Message Candace H.
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Lanetra D.

Chicago Heights, IL
32 years old with 10 years of experience
$12 to $16 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hello, my name is Lanetra. I am currently a teacher Assistant for a state pre K program. I have 10 years of combined experience with working with children from the age of birth to 12 years old. I currently hold a paraprofessional certificate, this Read More Message Lanetra D.
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Ashley M.

Lombard, IL
30 years old with 2 years of experience
$12 to $16 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
My mom used to own a day care when I was a child, so I helped her a lot with that. I joined a ministry at my college, teaching and playing with urban children and I loved it so much. I am so interested in learning more about children and interactin Read More Message Ashley M.
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Iliyana C.

Mount Prospect, IL
38 years old with 5 years of experience
$10 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I m very friendly, cheerful and interactive with kids. I have a babysitting experience on a part time basis over 5 years. Looking for occasional babysitting for a date night or during the weekends. Read More Message Iliyana C.
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Rocio A.

Chicago, IL
36 years old with 8 years of experience
$20 to $30 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
  • Certified Nursing Assistant
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
I have been babysitting and caring for children for as long as I can remember. My first experiences caring for children started when I was very young. I am sure it probably sounds silly, but all of the local moms knew they could count on me to take t Read More Message Rocio A.
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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 [events state=”IL” city=”Chicago” category=”localbabysitter”]

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