What's a mother's time worth?
May 3, 2006
The website salary.com released a study today calculating the true cost of a mother's childrearing labor - they calculate that stay-at-home moms' would earn $134,000 a year if paid for all her work; mothers who work outside the home perform an estimated $85K of additional work.
They calculated these figures by factoring in the pay rates for jobs most like mothering - housekeeper, day-care teacher, cook, computer operator, laundry machine operator, janitor, facilities manager, van driver, chief executive and psychologist/ Find out more at the Salary.com "MomsCenter" website - you can create a personalized mom salary report.
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