Childcare costs booming as need for help intensifies

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Nannies, babysitters and caregivers of all ages are in for a busy summer, and parents looking for care should be ready to pay up.

The national average for one child per hour is $20.57, hitting above $23 for two children according to UrbanSitter.Com. The highest pay is seen in New York City and San Francisco – above $23 for one child.

Skills like CPR training or speaking multiple languages can also help to set sitters apart and boost pay.

Learn about some of the other skills that can help babysitters stand out by watching the video.