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San Francisco Is the Priciest City to Hire a Babysitter

We all know everything costs more in the Bay Area — now you can add the price of a baby sitter to the list.

Care.com ranked how much the average cost of a babysitter is in cities across the country, and San Francisco and San Jose are the priciest cities to hire a sitter.

In San Francisco, it costs $16.55 per hour in San Francisco. San Jose isn’t that far behind, with $15.63 per hour. Boston and New York city are also above $15 an hour.

Nationwide, the average is $13.50.

And in case you are curious, the cheapest city to hire a sitter is: Grand Rapids, Michigan at $11.31.

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