Regular babysitter: One evening’s pay and a small gift from your kids.
Day care provider: A gift from you or $25-70 for each staff member and a small gift from your kids.
Live-in help: One week to one month of pay as a cash tip, plus a gift from you.
Private nurse: A thoughtful gift from you.
Housekeeper/Cleaner: Up to the amount of one week’s pay and/or a small gift.
Nursing home employees: A gift that could be shared by the staff (flowers or food items).
Personal trainer: Up to the cost of one session or a gift.
Massage therapist: Up to the cost of one session or a gift.
Pet groomer: Up to the cost of one session or a gift.
Dog walker: Up to one week’s pay or a gift.
Personal caregiver: Between one week to one month’s salary or a gift.
Pool cleaner: The cost of one cleaning to be split among the crew.
Garage attendants: $10-30 or a small gift.
Newspaper delivery boy: $10-30 or a small gift.
Package deliverer: Small gift in the $20 range. Most delivery companies discourage or prohibit cash gifts.
Doorman: $15-80. $15 or more each for multiple doormen, or a gift.
Handyman: $15 to $40.
Trash/Recycling collectors: $10-30 each.
Yard/Garden worker: $20-50 each.