What are the Benefits and Compensation for Becoming a Surrogate?

A Rewarding Experience

“How much do surrogates get paid?” It’s a fair question and one that is asked a lot. Making such a time intensive, heartfelt commitment to bring a new human into the world and to make such a massive difference in someone’s life goes far beyond money… but we understand that financial compensation is an important piece of the puzzle. Family Inceptions’ surrogate compensation package is a generous one, ranging from $45,000 to $65,000.  

As a surrogate, you’ll be dedicating your body, time, and emotions for a cause that far surpasses what many people are willing to do. That’s exactly why our surrogate mothers are appreciated and generously compensated so that you can contribute to your family’s finances too.

Our surrogates have been able to buy houses, pay off their debts, take time off work to raise their kids, enjoy their dream vacations with family and more!

As a surrogate with Family Inceptions, you can make between $45,000 and $65,000 as base compensation, plus allowances for monthly expenses, maternity clothes, and travel. Compensation varies according to circumstances and is determined prior to any commitments are made. Many factors impact compensation, including where you are from, if you’re carrying twins, and any prior surrogacy experience.

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Your compensation is broken down into two categories. We’ll provide you more in-depth details of your compensation during your one-on-one interview.

Base Compensation

Additional Compensation

$40,000 – $60,000

This is paid to you in 9 monthly installments starting at confirmation of heartbeat.


  • Monthly Expense Allowance
  • Start of Medication
  • Embryo Transfer
  • Maternity Clothing Allowance
  • Multiple Fetus
  • Travel Expenses
  • Invasive Procedures

Do I Qualify to Be a Gestational Surrogate?​

You may be wondering what the requirements are to get started on this life-changing journey of surrogacy. Family Inceptions requires that our surrogates meet certain qualifications when it comes to their health, lifestyle, and finances.

We Care for Your Mind, Body, and Spirit

Surronique® Wellness Program

A one-of-a-kind, uniquely tailored program for surrogates to ensure their well-being before, during, and after surrogacy. A healthy surrogate mother makes healthy babies and is able to be the best mom for her own kids.

Surronique® gives surrogates access to health and wellness experts to consult on personal needs and concerns during the pregnancy.

We’re talking surprise gifts, pregnancy massages, a personal nutritionist, specially-cooked meals, a surrogate support retreat and so much more.

Private Surrogate Group

A private and safe space for surrogates to connect and express feelings, experiences and reciprocate support. You are invited to this space as long as you’d like to be a part of our Family Inceptions family.

Surro Sister Society

Surrogates share a unique and honoring bond. Surrogates across the country share their stories at meetups and make new friends based on a common experience.

Become a Surrogate

Got questions? We are here to answer them for you!

Family Inceptions works with an escrow company that maintains and distributes all of your funds. Intended parents will fund the escrow accounts and you will receive your payment based off the contractual obligation you and your intended parents agreed upon.

No. The intended parents pay for all legal counsel and any attorney fees involved in the drawing up of contracts etc.

No, currently we do not provide 1099s. We do recommend you speak with a tax professional regarding your benefits as we are not tax professionals and cannot give you any tax advice.

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