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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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Hannah L.

Chicago, IL
24 years old with 3 years of experience
$5 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
Hello! I am a freshman at DePaul studying nursing. I have babysat for many families within Chicago and in Florida. I have experience with all age ranges. The children I have babysat before are between the ages of six months old and twelve years old. Read More Message Hannah L.
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Rachel S.

Chicago, IL
26 years old with 5 years of experience
$15 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
I'm a college student looking for something part-time this school year. I have a car and can provide proof of vaccinations, background checks, etc. My previous experience includes working with special needs children, elementary school aged, and Read More Message Rachel S.
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Amy R.

Chicago, IL
65 years old with 10 years of experience
$15 to $20 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I am a mother of two: a daughter who is a senior in high school, and a son who is a senior in college (brilliant, fabulous kids, of course.) I live in the South Loop and am have been a freelance photographer and a writer for a newspaper for ma Read More Message Amy R.
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Megumi H.

Chicago, IL
30 years old with 10 years of experience
$20 to $40 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • Cpr Certified
  • Special Education Certification
Hello! My name is Megumi and I am an experienced babysitter and certified teacher. I have a Master's in Education and love to work with kids! I currently teach at a high school in the suburbs, and also coach both track and field and cross country.I h Read More Message Megumi H.
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Elizabeth G.

Woodridge, IL
23 years old with 3 years of experience
$11 to $17 an hour
    Outgoing child caregiver with experience caring for children while providing encouragement and kindness. Expert at guiding playtime, leading exercise activities, and teaching rules. Creative planner with gift for keeping children engaged long-term wi Read More Message Elizabeth G.
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    Stefanie P.

    Chicago, IL
    27 years old with 3 years of experience
    $15 to $20 an hour
    • After school care availability
    • Short notice availability
    • First Aid Training
    • Cpr Certified
    Hello, My name is Stefanie, I'm currently a teacher at a childcare center and I'm also a student at National Louis University.  I've been working with kids since I was younger and love it, I started by watching my younger brothers. Over the last Read More Message Stefanie P.
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    Aaniyah A.

    South Holland, IL
    20 years old with 7 years of experience
    $12 to $25 an hour
    • First Aid Training
    • Cpr Certified
    Hi, Im Aaniyah I have over 7yrs experience working with children. Started baby sitting when I was 13. Started local, did such a awesome job parents started referring me to other parents. Once I turned 16 and got a license I began to travel after Read More Message Aaniyah A.
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    Gina N.

    Willow Springs, IL
    59 years old with 10 years of experience
    $20 to $35 an hour
    • Short notice availability
    I’m a mom to two teenage girls and a former elementary school teacher. I enjoy being on the go with kids whether it be to a park, museum, sporting event or zoo. I am available to transport children to activities, play dates or assist with homework Read More Message Gina N.
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    Camoni Y.

    Hammond, IN
    21 years old with 10 years of experience
    $10 to $14 an hour
      I have babysat for many years. I have watched children from ages 3 months to 15 years old. When carrying for them there are different activities due to age differences. But I have been to a nearby park in walking distance, many arts and crafts, allow Read More Message Camoni Y.
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      Maria G.

      Chicago, IL
      29 years old with 1 years of experience
      $15 to $20 an hour
      • Before school care availability
      Im not certified, but I have previously taken care of to toddlers. I really do love kids and believe I have the patience and love to care and attend their needs Read More Message Maria G.
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      Bethany D.

      Chicago, IL
      30 years old with 15 years of experience
      $20 to $30 an hour
        Hello! My name is Bethany and I am a Special Education teacher. I have been a teacher for 7 years. I received my Bachelor's degree in elementary education and my Master's degree in special education. In addition to being a teacher, I have spent sever Read More Message Bethany D.
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        Katherine S.

        Chicago, IL
        21 years old with ~1 years of experience
        $13 to $22 an hour
          Hello! I'm an undergraduate at DePaul studying English. I have a passion for working with kids and hope to become a teacher. I was a counselor at a family camp for two years and have worked with kids ages 0-17. I also helped lead a children's choir f Read More Message Katherine S.
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          Lily S.

          Glenview, IL
          22 years old with 11 years of experience
          $15 to $25 an hour
            Hi! My name is Lily, I'm 21 and a senior at the University of Colorado Boulder. I've been babysitting since I was 11 and am both CPR and lifeguard certified. I have also worked 3 summers as a residential counselor at an overnight camp in Michigan for Read More Message Lily S.
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            Pauline S.

            Chicago, IL
            42 years old with 20 years of experience
            $17 to $20 an hour
            • Short notice availability
            Hi there! My name is Pauline and I have over 20 years of childcare experience, and I recently had my own baby! I am looking to supplement our income with cash for the holidays. I am looking for any and all ages, special needs and behavior issues as Read More Message Pauline S.
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            Jnaye R.

            Glenwood, IL
            19 years old with 2 years of experience
            $15 to $30 an hour
              Hi, my name is J'Naye. I'm 18 years old. I'm currently a freshman at Illinois State University and I am majoring in Criminal Justice Sciences hoping to become a forensic scientist. I love music, art, dancing, baking, video games, photography, cooking Read More Message Jnaye R.
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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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