What’s Mom really worth? How the job of mother translates in salary terms
If you had to give Mom a salary for all the work she does for the family, you probably couldn’t afford her.
Insure.com figured out just how much she’s worth in dollar figures for the job she does. Her wage is up 1.9 percent this year to $68,875.
What’s Mom’s job’s worth?
Here’s how Insure.com broke it down by wage for each job based on the number of hours Mom does that job each year:
Taxi driver $5,300
Teacher, tutor $8,200
Childcare worker $24,648
Licensed vocational nurse $488
Meeting and convention planner $1,702
Social services provider $9,492
Hairdresser, cosmetologist $339
Personal shopper $1,868
Interior designer $963
Private detective $963
Think about that this Mother’s Day.