How Much Do Surrogates Make in Sacramento?

With California being one of the highest paying surrogacy states, we make sure you get the most out of your surrogate pay. You're the key to a couple finally experiencing the joys of parenthood and deserve to get compensated for your incredible role in the process.

Known as the “City of Trees” for the estimated 1 million trees that grow here, you can earn $50,000 - $110,000+ as a surrogate in Sacramento for the role you play in helping others grow their family.

You can become a hero in not only someone else’s story but your own as your surrogate pay has the opportunity to change your family’s life.

The compensation I received from being a surrogate helped me to alieve day-to-day stresses. I was able to be more present with my kids and that was to me, the biggest thing.

- Jade,


We’re proud to be the highest-paying surrogacy agency, ensuring you get the compensation you deserve. To learn more about your surrogate pay potential, fill out our form to connect with us today.

How Much Do Surrogates Make in Sacramento?

You will earn $50,000 - $110,000+ as a surrogate in Sacramento for the life-changing service you’re providing. Because of you, a family can finally experience the joys of parenthood they’ve always longed for.

The exact amount of compensation you earn will depend on factors such as:

  • Whether you’re a first or second-time surrogate

  • The cost of living in Sacramento

  • The agency you work with

Rest assured, we offer the best surrogate pay rate to acknowledge the commitments you make to the process. You’re the key to helping someone fulfill their dreams of parenthood and deserve to be compensated for that.

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What’s Included in Surrogate Pay in Sacramento?

Your surrogate compensation package includes comprehensive financial support for every aspect of your surrogacy journey, covering your base pay as well as reimbursements for pregnancy and surrogacy-related expenses.

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Total Compensation:

$50,000 - $110,000+

What's Included:
Base Pay
Think of base pay like your surrogate salary. This payment is deposited monthly once a pregnancy is confirmed, and it is entirely yours to use however you choose!
Pre-Pregnancy Payments:
  • Monthly Allowance
  • Start of Medications Bonus
  • Mock Cycle Payment
  • Travel Expenses
  • Signing Bonus
  • Social Work Screening Bonus
  • Medical Screening Bonus
Pregnancy Payments:
  • Start of Base Pay
  • Transfer Payment
  • Maternity Clothes
  • 3rd Trimester Self Care
  • Medical Procedures Bonus
  • C-Section Payment (if required)
  • Multiples Bonus
  • Bed Rest Coverage
Post-Pregnancy Payments:
  • Post-Pregnancy Self Care
  • Pumping Breast Milk (if agreed upon)
  • Counseling Costs (if needed)
  • Lost Wages
  • Spouse Lost Wages
Additional Benefits:
  • Personal Gifts
  • Referral Bonus
  • Life Insurance & Complications Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Housekeeping Payments
  • Family Meal Payments

The Highest-Paying Surrogacy Agencies in Sacramento

Working with the right agency is the key to getting the most out of your compensation. You deserve to work with a professional who can prove that they recognize the magnitude of your role as a surrogate.  That’s why we’re dedicated to giving you the best surrogate pay out there.

With California being one of the highest-paying states, you’ll have no problem getting compensation that is proportional to your commitment to giving this incredible gift.

Another way to maximize your surrogate pay is by being a career surrogate. This means you’ve been a surrogate before and have the chance to earn $60,000 - $110,000+  in experienced surrogate compensation. Your determination to help more people start or grow their families is nothing short of heroic and we want to make sure you’re compensated accordingly.

Here are some of the highest-paying surrogacy agencies in your area:

Surrogacy AgenciesCompensation
American Surrogacy$50,000 - $110,000+
Family Tree Surrogacy CenterUp to $80,000
GSHC Surrogacy Agency$35,000-$60,000

Talk to a specialist today to learn more about how we guarantee the highest compensation possible.

How to Become a Paid Surrogate in Sacramento

Receiving surrogate pay in Capital City has never been more straightforward. With us, you can rely on an efficient, streamlined process supported by experienced staff ready to guide you through each step. Here are the key steps you'll follow to earn surrogate compensation in Sacramento:

  • Step 1: Complete our easy surrogate application form

  • Step 2: Undergo our simple and efficient surrogate screening process

  • Step 3: Find the perfect match and establish a surrogacy contract

  • Step 4: Experience pregnancy and start receiving surrogate pay

  • Step 5: Create a family and welcome a new life into the world

Visit Our California Office

In Sacramento, our extensive reach and comprehensive support guarantees an efficient process for everyone involved. We seamlessly combine national expertise with local convenience, offering top-notch support and a wide network to help you navigate the surrogacy process effortlessly.

You can trust us to guide you through this journey with expertise and care, ensuring it becomes the best version possible in Sacramento.

American Surrogacy

9700 Business Park Drive
Suite 402
Sacramento, CA 95827

1-800-875-2229 (BABY)

Our Surrogacy Program

In Sacramento, not only will you receive the most competitive compensation for your commitment, but you'll also find profound emotional fulfillment as a surrogate, making your surrogacy journey truly rewarding. With our program, you can expect:

What You Can Gain Through Our Program
  • A Fulfilling Sense of Purpose

    Contribute to others' joy in experiencing parenthood, fostering a profound sense of purpose

  • Personal Pride and Enhanced Surrogate Pay

    Take pride in earning competitive surrogate compensation, potentially improving your family's quality of life

  • Our Unwavering Commitment

    Experience our steadfast commitment from the initial contact, providing support and guidance consistently

  • A Journey of Self-Discovery

    Embark on a journey of self-discovery, gaining valuable insights into your own strengths and capabilities

  • Comprehensive Support

    Receive unwavering support at every stage of the surrogacy process, ensuring a positive, empowering experience


Other Things to Know About Becoming a Surrogate in Sacramento

Surrogacy Laws and Legal Professionals

Compensated surrogacy is legally recognized and well-established in California by the California Family Law Sections 7960 – 7962. The state has progressive and supportive laws that protect the rights of all parties involved in surrogacy arrangements. California law allows intended parents to establish legal parentage through a pre-birth order, facilitating a smooth and secure process.

If you need help finding a reputable attorney, we connect you with our network of professionals or you can check out these surrogacy attorneys in Sacramento:

  • Shelley M. Tarnoff (Oakland) - 30+ years building and protecting families as the leaders in California surrogacy law.

  • Tamara Daney (Oakland) – Tamara has helped with over 300 assisted reproduction cases, guiding families through the legal complexities with confidence.

Your Surrogacy Medical Professionals in Sacramento

In California’s sixth state capitol, you’ll have access to a wide range of professionals ready to guide you through your surrogacy journey. From world-class fertility clinics to award-winning hospitals, you can count on unconditional support as you navigate the surrogacy medical process.

Fertility Clinics


  • Mercy General Hospital (East Sacramento) – Delivering babies for more than 80 years, Mercy General provides an optimal environment for you to comfortably and safely go through the surrogacy delivery process.

  • Woodland Memorial Hospital (Downtown) – The Woodland Memorial Hospital Family Birth Center is committed to providing the best birth experience possible.

FAQs About Surrogate Compensation in Sacramento

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Why Do Surrogates Get Paid?

We’re proud to offer highly competitive surrogate pay rates, acknowledging the dedication and effort you invest in the surrogacy process. Our dedication is to secure the highest compensation for you, ensuring consistent support for both you and your family throughout the entire journey.

Surrogate pay in Sacramento not only recognizes your efforts but also presents an opportunity for you to be a hero within your family, opening up possibilities that may not have been achievable otherwise.

How Much Do Surrogates Get Paid Monthly?

In Sacramento, your surrogate compensation is divided into 10 monthly installments. For example, if your overall surrogate pay is $55,000, you will receive $5,500 each month.

How Much Do Surrogates Make For Twins in Sacramento?

If you’re carrying multiples as a surrogate, you have the chance to earn $5,000 in additional surrogate pay for each additional baby you carry. While multiple pregnancies are less common, this compensation recognizes the added complexities that come with carrying twins or more.

Do Surrogates Have To Pay Taxes in Sacramento?

Your base pay for surrogate pregnancy is considered your income throughout your surrogacy journey, making it liable to taxation. If you are a Sacramento resident, you will be accountable for federal and state taxes.

The escrow company we partner with will provide you with a 1099 tax form. Consulting with a CPA is recommended to comprehend the details of how your surrogate pay will be taxed in Sacramento.

Do Surrogates Get Paid If They Miscarry?

Your surrogate payments will continue until a miscarriage occurs. Following the terms specified in your surrogate agreement with the intended parents, you can start the medical process once more when you’re ready. Once a pregnancy is confirmed, your payments will recommence.

Throughout the twists and turns of your surrogacy journey in Sacramento, we’re committed to ensuring you receive the surrogate pay you rightfully deserve.

Ready to become one of the highest-paid surrogates in Sacramento? Connect with us online now.