It's no secret childcare is expensive.
Now, it's costing more for mom and dad to take the night off.
The average hourly rate for a babysitter climbed to nearly $16.50 for one child.
That’s a spike from last year’s national average of $15.20.
A babysitter for a family of two children will cost an average of almost $19 dollars an hour.
For three children, that will set parents back more than $20 dollars an hour.
To find out the going rates for babysitters in your area, click here.
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