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Circle’s generous compensation packages are designed to be customizable and flexible. Use our form below to calculate your estimated surrogate base pay, then read below to see additional benefits and compensation offered by Circle Surrogacy. Earn up to $60,000+!Apply Now
Circle has the most comprehensive benefits package of any agency.
At Circle, we understand the monumental emotional, physical and mental commitment of our surrogates – and their families – bring to each and every surrogacy journey. Our compensation and benefits program was created for surrogates, by surrogates; and provides the utmost security, benefits and protection of any surrogate program.
Our new Surrogate Pay & Family Protection Program provides the following:
If compensation is the only thing holding you back from applying with Circle, just chat with us about what other agencies are offering and we can match it.
We promise you'll have the best surrogacy experience with us.
Your surrogate compensation is paid to you throughout the duration of your surrogacy journey with Circle. Surrogates do not have to wait until the end of their surrogacy to receive payments. In fact, you will receive payments even before you are pregnant!
Surrogate pay with Circle includes the following:
• Base compensation. This is what your base pay to be a surrogate with Circle Surrogacy (think of it like a 'salary' at a job). Use the calculator above to see how much a surrogate can make in your state.
• Payments before and during your pregnancy. Circle will compensate you as you complete tasks and milestones associated with your surrogacy journey, and we will provide pay for necessities like maternity clothing, housekeeping, lost wages and childcare and more.
• 4th Trimester Care Package. We know the journey doesn't end with the baby's birth. You'll continue to receive compensation and support for months after your delivery. And if you decide to pump breast milk for your intended parents, you will be paid for pumping supplies and to ship breast milk , and more.
• Additional benefits. In addition to getting paid as a surrogate, there are other priceless benefits to becoming a surrogate mother to ensure your protection and a smooth surrogacy journey. Circle offers additional support in the form of social work support, legal counsel, life insurance, and more.
Our Surrogate Pay & Family Protection Program
Surrogates will receive compensation and benefits from the very start of their journey, throughout the pregnancy and after the birth. Surrogates' spouse/partner/primary support person will also be cared for and paid lost wages for travel and the delivery.
Our primary goal is ensuring our surrogates receive the compensation they deserve, and their families receive the protection and support they need.
If you have any questions, please email us at: [email protected]
How Circle's Pay & Family Protection Program Is Different from Other Agencies
The Circle Surrogate Promise was created because we truly care about our carriers, and we want each of them to have the most successful and rewarding journey possible.
In the past, our carriers shared thoughts and improvements with their social workers, or during their exit interviews, and we took all of those conversations and suggestions to heart and improved on our offerings to our gestational carriers.
The Circle Surrogate Promise is a program exclusive to Circle Surrogates; no other agency can offer the same level of security and support.
Circle Surrogacy promises:
Benefits beyond your surrogate compensation come from working with an agency who has supported the needs of surrogates for over two decades. We have experienced gestational carriers on staff and at your disposal for questions, advice and so much more.
You will be connected with experienced surrogates on our staff from your first moment of communication.
Honoring and connecting surrogates across the country to share their stories and make new friends.
A private and safe online space for surrogates to connect and express feelings, experiences and reciprocate support.
As you research surrogacy, you may find that you're seeing different surrogate pay from different agencies. Some agencies are offering way more than others – is it too good to be true?
There is more than the final dollar amount to consider when comparing agencies, and it can all be a little bit overwhelming.
Circle offers a free surrogate pay comparison analysis, done by our experienced Surrogate Advisors. Just email us and we'll set up a time to compare the compensation from multiple agencies; no commitment whatsoever!
See above for a breakdown of Circle Surrogacy surrogate pay and benefits.
Every gestational carrier who comes to us is unique. If there is something in our benefits package that doesn't work for you – or you feel something is missing – we are happy to craft a compensation package that's personalized to your circumstances.
Plus, if you find a payment or benefit at another agency that better fits what you're looking for, we'll do our best to match it!
Your base compensation is paid monthly in nine installments beginning with the confirmation of heartbeat, which occurs around six weeks gestation. However, you will receive compensation in the time leading up to that for transfers as well as the medical screening and signing your contract.
That’s a great question. Circle is a world leader in surrogacy services, with over 25 years of experience helping families grow. We’ve also partnered with premier fertility clinic organizations and advocacy groups as part of our ongoing work to promote American surrogacy.
But most importantly, our team includes many women who have completed the surrogacy journey themselves, and we bring that wealth of experience and passion to you throughout the surrogacy process. It’s through this devotion to our work that Circle has risen to such prominence in surrogacy services. We really do think of ourselves and our parents and surrogates as one big family.
If you are ready to help a family by giving them the gift of parenthood and to help your family by earning surrogate pay with Circle, apply now!