If moms got paid for the work they do out of love, they’d be making $113,586 a year, according to a survey by
Salary.com, owned by IBM Corp., provides compensation data it collects from HR departments. It’s 13th annual Mother’s Day survey of 6,000 moms found that the average stay-at-home mom puts in a a 94-hour work week. And the working mom puts in 58 hours of work at home per week, on top of the time she spends at work.
With overtime, this puts an average stay-at-home mom’s salary $113,586, up $624 from last year. A working mom’s at-home pay rose by $457 amount to $67,436.
“While no dollar amount can truly reflect the value of a mom, the mom salaries give us a sense of just how much they could bring home if they were compensated for their work in both roles,” said Abby Euler, general manager at Salary.com.
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Too bad mom’s don’t get paid what they’re worth, but there’s a lot of that going around in society. Child care workers, teachers, social workers – the people who have the most contact with children – are typically the ones making the lowest salaries.