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Understanding Surrogate Mother Compensation:
How Much Do Surrogates Get Paid?

How Are Surrogates Compensated?

Surrogates are compensated throughout their surrogacy journey, starting even before pregnancy. Below, we outline the details of our surrogate compensation, including base pay, additional benefits, and the timeline for payments.

Surrogate Compensation at Patriot Conceptions

Earn Up to $100K 

The base compensation for first-time surrogate mothers ranges from $35,000 to $55,000 depending on the state of residence. Experienced surrogate mothers can earn between $50,000 to $91,000 depending on the state of residence.


In addition to the base compensation, Patriot Conceptions offers a range of benefits and add-ons such as a signing bonus, monthly allowances, paid medical screening, legal counsel, and more. You can earn up to $100,000 in compensation, making this a great opportunity to help others while also earning a substantial amount of money.

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Surrogate Payment Breakdown:

A Transparent Overview

Pre-Pregnancy Surrogacy Compensation

  • Contract Signing Bonus $1,000

  • Monthly Misc. Allowance $300

  • Injection Medication Start Fee $600

  • Transfer Fee $1,000/Cycle

  • Paid Medical Screening

  • Paid Legal Counsel

  • Paid Psychological Evaluation

  • Paid Travel Expenses to IVF clearance including lost wages and childcare 

Surrogacy Pay During Pregnancy

  • Monthly Misc. Allowance $300 

  • Base Compensation $4K~$5.5K

  • Housekeeping $400

  • Benefit Program $600/journey

  • Maternity Clothing $800+

  • Term Life Insurance $250K+

  • Paid Legal Counsel

Additional Surrogacy Compensation

  • Multiple Pregnancy Compensation $7,000 

  • C-Section $3,000

  • Mock/Dropped Cycle $500

  • Invasive Procedure $500~$7,000

  • ​Bed Rest $250/week​

  • Breast Milk $300/week

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