In preparation for Mother's Day next month, Salary.com did their annual calculation of how much the average mom should be paid. Stay-at-home moms work 94.7 hours a week, which should earn them an annual salary of $112,962. Working moms put in 57.9 hours at home for a $66,979 salary.
In preparation for Mother's Day next month, Salary.com did their annual calculation of how much the average mom should be paid.
--The average stay-at-home mom puts in a 94.7-hour work week, two hours LESS than they worked last year. Based on the market value for the work she does, someone owes her a $112,962 annual salary. That's 2% lower than last year.
--Working moms got a raise this year. They spend 57.9 hours working as a mom after getting home from their day job. That would work out to a $66,979 salary and is 5% higher than last year for two hours of more work.
(--You can discuss the details of the salary calculation with Kate Gatto of Salary.com at 202-944-6168. And here's a calculator where you can find out how much the mom in your life is worth.)