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Egg Donor Compensation

Egg Donor Pay at West Coast Egg Donation

Headquartered in Southern California, West Coast Egg Donation is proud to work with donors throughout the United States. Our egg donors receive a base payment that starts at $7000 and goes up depending on donation frequency and egg quality. We believe that it takes a special person to serve as an egg donor, and also that compensation for your gift to a deserving individual or couple should be both generous and timely.

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Our complete compensation schedule is provided below. If you have any questions about egg donor pay, please contact West Coast Egg Donation.

Egg Donor Compensation and Pay

Base payment for first time egg donors
*Increased pay for repeat donors and high demand donors
$7,000

Expenses Paid by Intended Parents to WCED

Psychological screening
*Mandatory for first time donors and recommended for repeat donors
$450-500
Travel expenses for the donor, if she resides more than 30 miles from the chosen clinic/fertility doctor (amount will vary)
Compensation for outside clinic monitoring for "travel" cycles (amount will vary)

Expenses Paid by Intended Parents Directly to Provider

Donor’s attorney compensation for review of the agreement between the donor and intended parent(s) $500
IVF center/fertility doctor fees (including, but not limited to): medical screening, genetic testing, medication, monitoring, embryo transfer (amount will vary)
Genetic counseling, if requested or required by the IVF center $150-$300

When Do Egg Donors Receive Payment?

Once the Agency Agreement is signed by both parties, the intended parent(s) pay all required egg donor agency fees, donor psychological screening fees, donor travel expenses for medical screenings, and legal fees. All remaining payments (the egg donor compensation, donor cycle insurance, donor cycle medication and anticipated travel expenses) are paid two weeks prior to the start of IVF medications.

Egg donors will not begin receiving injectable medications until all payments have been deposited into WCED’s trust account. The donor will receive $750 of the total donor payment when she begins injectable medication, and will receive the remaining balance of the compensation due within 7 days after egg retrieval.

How much do you get paid to donate eggs from state to state?

Every egg donation case is unique and involves many factors that can impact the overall payment. The average amount of compensation can range from $5,000 to $10,000 plus expenses, depending on experience and the individual arrangements. In states like California, where egg donors are in high demand, donors may be paid slightly higher. Legal requirements and the costs of other services can also vary from state to state. However, the amount egg donors are paid doesn't vary greatly between cities like Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Houston.

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If you have questions about egg donor compensation, pay and timelines, please contact West Coast Egg Donation.