The "Salary" of a Stay at Home Mom - $117,867.00

Don't we all say, "I wish I could get paid to do this."

Or we SHOULD get paid to do this.

Rearing a child is one of the most difficult occupations in the world, yet one of the least recognized and respected.

"'re just a stay at home mom" Like there is no credibility.

Hello! I'm raising a human being! What could be more difficult, yet more rewarding?

Well, I was watching the news this morning and came out with a measure in which they can calculate what we should be getting paid!

Based on a survey of more than 28,000 moms, determined that the time mothers spend performing 10 typical job functions would equate to an annual salary of $117,867.00 - boasting an approximate work week of 91 hours!

The job titles that best matched a mom's definition of work are (in order of hours spent per week):

* Housekeeper
* Day Care Center Teacher
* Cook
* Computer Operator
* Facilities Manager
* Chauffer
* Psychologist
* Laundry Machine Operator
* Janitor

It makes you wonder....

What I could do with all that money!


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Jena said…
Our efforts are priceless I believe. We're the most self-less individuals who work 24/7 without expecting anything in return. I'm proud being counted as one. By the way, this personal safety devices for women like us might interest you. Thanks and more power!
~J said…
AMEN to this!!!
allthingsnew said…
Wow! Thanks for sharing this. I enjoyed it...and it reminded me that my daughter is my job! I'm so used to having another job that I forget sometimes!

(came by from Follow Me Friday)

Jessica said…
So true! being a mom is the hardest job in the world, but most rewarding!
Thanks for sharing!

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