For stay-at-home moms, the site averaged that each woman handles an almost 95 hour work week worth nearly $113,000 per year. A working mom should add about $67,000 to her current salary for the nearly 58 hours she puts in at home. Work at home moms and fathers were not included in the report.
The numbers were collected from the information provided by more than 8,000 moms about the amount and type of work they do in their own homes, taking into consideration a variety of factors.
“The data really speaks for itself – a mother’s work is valuable and tangible,” said Abby Euler, general manager at Salary.com.
Melanie Mayo-Laakso is the Content Manager for Mothering.com. Mothering is the birthplace of natural family living and attachment parenting. We celebrate the experience of parenthood as worthy of one's best efforts and are at once fierce advocates for children and gentle supporters of parents.