We know that determining the rate of pay for the services you need can be a daunting task, especially if you've never done it before. Though we can't give you a definitive answer on how much you should pay your caregiver (as it differs situation to situation), we do have some detailed cost guides for our most popular sites that may come in handy:
- How Much Should I Pay My Housekeeper?
- How Much Should I Pay My Petsitter?
- How Much Should I Pay My Housesitter?
- How Much Should I Pay My Babysitter?
- How Much Should I Pay My Nanny?
As a general rule of thumb, you should always be sure to pay your caregiver at least the minimum wage for your state, province, or territory to ensure you are abiding by local labour laws. If you're still not sure what the best rate of pay is, you can always select the "Negotiable" option from your profile page so that potential employees know it is open for discussion.
Additionally, if you have found a caregiver and are wondering about how to go about paying them, we also offer payroll services through HeartPayroll, where we take care of paying your caregivers for you so you have a hassle-free experience. For more information on these services, you can reach out to our payroll team here.