There are many good questions that women who are considering surrogacy ask. One of the most common questions is: How much do surrogates get paid? Our compensation package is one of the most generous in the field starting at $44,000 and up. Estimate how much you could get paid with our surrogacy compensation calculator below.
Factors which may impact surrogate mother compensation can include geographic location, the type of pregnancy (e.g., twins), and prior surrogate mother experience. In fact, experienced surrogates are highly encouraged to apply to receive additional compensation. Scroll down to view the additional benefits that are available.
One of the most common questions we receive is - How much do surrogates get paid? At ConceiveAbilities, our surrogate compensation package is one of the most generous, and well-planned, in the field. As a first-time surrogate, you will earn $44,000 or more in base pay, depending on your specific situation, and with payments starting well before your pregnancy. Factors that increase what you get paid in base compensation include whether you live in a high demand state and whether you have prior experience as a gestational surrogate. As a surrogate living in one of our high demand states, which include California, Colorado, Illinois, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, or Washington, or as a repeat surrogate, you earn more and you are highly encouraged to apply to receive our highest levels of base pay.
What you earn as a surrogate at ConceiveAbilities is structured into easy and timely scheduled payments, so that you can focus on a healthy and successful surrogacy journey without the burden of submitting receipts for reimbursement. Further, we package all of your payments in a simple way that allows you to plan ahead in the way that is best for you and your family. Our surrogates tell us how much they appreciate this convenience. Here’s how it works.
First, your base pay is one package, that is divided into pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, and post-pregnancy payments.
Next, depending on the circumstances of your pregnancy, you may earn more money in addition to your base pay.
So, how much does a surrogate make... applied to you. Check out the calculator below to get an estimate of your own base pay. And, start dreaming a bit about how that money can help you and your family while helping someone else build their family. From paying off debt, saving for your child/children’s education, buying a car, funding a down payment for a new home, creating a safety net for your family, the list goes on and on. Would these funds allow you to homeschool your children? What would you do with $44,000, and more?
Finding a path to parenthood by working with a gestational carrier continues to grow in its appeal. In 2019, an estimated 7,000 births took place by surrogate in the United States, as the market is steadily growing at 15% per year based on data from the Centers for Disease Control. And, in 2017, we know that 4.2% of all In Vitro Fertilization transfers occurred with a gestational carrier, which grew from just over 1% ten years prior.
Modern families are, in many ways, modern miracles. It’s only in recent decades that infertility treatments allow couples to become parents with the help of a third party. In some cases, this means utilizing an egg or sperm donor, who is someone that can provide genetic material if it is not otherwise available from the intended mother or father. Other situations require a surrogate, or gestational carrier, who is someone that can carry the baby for the intended parents.