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It used to be hard to find a reliable babysitter or nanny in Des Moines. But using advanced technology, we have compiled a list of the top-rated babysitters in the Des Moines area. Learn more about the best sitters in Des Moines 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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Marta H.

Altoona, IA
30 years old with 12 years of experience
$10 to $25 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
Hi My name is Marta, I am 27 years old. I have a son of my own, who Is 1, he is a very happy boy and loves other kids. I have about ten years of experience with children, I’ve babysat when I was about 12 up to working in day cares. I love kids, Read More Message Marta H.
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Libby H.

Waukee, IA
22 years old with 7 years of experience
$10 to $15 an hour
  • After school care availability
  • Before school care availability
  • Short notice availability
  • First Aid Training
  • Cpr Certified
I have been babysitting since age 9. I started working at an in-home daycare and from there began babysitting a lot of the children that went there. I have been a full-time nanny over the summers, been an after school nanny almost every year since I Read More Message Libby H.
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Abby W.

Dallas Center, IA
21 years old with 6 years of experience
$0 to $0 an hour
    Hi I'm Abby! I am a junior at Iowa State University studying Community and Regional Planning. I have been babysitting/nannying/working in after-school daycares for six years. As the oldest of my family, you could also say I have been watching kids si Read More Message Abby W.
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    Madison D.

    Des Moines, IA
    24 years old with ~1 years of experience
    $10 to $30 an hour
      Hello, my name is Madi. I've been an aunt since I was 7 years old so I've been around all stages of childhood from a really early age. I absolutely love children and want to go to school for Early Childhood Development. I have a dog and 2 cats so if Read More Message Madison D.
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      Irasema V.

      Des Moines, IA
      19 years old with 2 years of experience
      $12 to $15 an hour
        Growing up in a very large family always left me room to babysit and look after kids of all ages. Once I got into high school I started working at a daycare center, there I learned my love and passion for helping kids. I got to work with infants and Read More Message Irasema V.
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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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            Kim K.

            West Des Moines, IA
            47 years old with 10 years of experience
            $10 to $15 an hour
              I grew up in a big extended family so there were always kids around. I always wanted to be the one to hold the babies or play with the kids. I started babysitting for "real" once I took the babysitting course at 12 years old. I babysat for a few o Read More Message Kim K.
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              Meredith B.

              Pleasant Hill, IA
              21 years old with 4 years of experience
              $10 to $27 an hour
                I worked at a daycare for 4 years and then worked at a youth center with kids from 8-18 years olds. Read More Message Meredith B.
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                Zoe Y.

                Urbandale, IA
                21 years old with 3 years of experience
                $10 to $30 an hour
                  Hi! My names Zoe, I'm a junior at the University of Iowa studying psychology. I plan on going to graduate school (hopefully at Iowa) to get a degree in counseling and eventually become a therapist. When I was younger, my mother was a nanny for a you Read More Message Zoe Y.
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                  Courtney S.

                  Van Meter, IA
                  19 years old with 1 years of experience
                  $10 to $20 an hour
                    Hello, my name is Courtney! I'm a teacher at a daycare currently and full time student but looking for more to do. I love kids and am planning on being an education major. I consider myself to be a professional lego builder and barbie actor. I'm laid Read More Message Courtney S.
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                    Maya S.

                    Ackworth, IA
                    21 years old with 3 years of experience
                    $10 to $15 an hour
                    • After school care availability
                    • Before school care availability
                    • Short notice availability
                    Hello! I have a few years of experience caring for children. I have babysat for an infant on many occasion for friends and family. I was a nanny for a summer for two children, one six and the other ten. I enjoy ensuring a safe and fun environment for Read More Message Maya S.
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                    Amy D.

                    Des Moines, IA
                    46 years old with 20 years of experience
                    $10 to $12 an hour
                    • Short notice availability
                    I am a fun, loving responsible young adult. When I was 12 years of age, I placed an ad in the newspaper to nanny. I am older now and have no children of my ow.n but love kids. I have been in management for over 10 years and love to build that relat Read More Message Amy D.
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                    Breanna S.

                    Des Moines, IA
                    20 years old with 2 years of experience
                    $12 to $20 an hour
                    • After school care availability
                    • Short notice availability
                    • First Aid Training
                    • Cpr Certified
                    I used to work with infants at child’s view daycare In Ankeny, I loved working with kids, they make me smile and I love making them laugh ! Watching kids makes me feel like I can advance more and learn more for when I have a child for myself. I h Read More Message Breanna S.
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                    Price of a Babysitter in Des Moines

                    1 Child (per hour) Multiple Children (per hour) With Tip (per hour)
                    $11.5 $11.5 – $17.3 $11.5 – $19.9

                    It costs about $11.5 per hour (for one child) to hire a babysitter in Des Moines, that’s about $1.9 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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