Did anyone catch this? I think the hours are longer though!
Stay-at-home mom’s work worth $138,095
Annual amount she’d earn as a housekeeper, cook and psychologist
Updated: 10:34 a.m. CT May 3, 2007
NEW YORK - If the typical stay-at-home mother in the United States
were paid for her work as a housekeeper, cook and psychologist among
other roles, she would earn $138,095 a year, according to research
This reflected a 3 percent raise from last year’s $134,121, according
to Salary.com Inc , Waltham, Massachusetts- based compensation experts.
The 10 jobs listed as comprising a mother’s work were housekeeper,
cook, day care center teacher, laundry machine operator, van driver,
facilities manager, janitor, computer operator, chief executive
officer and psychologist, it said.
The typical mother puts in a 92-hour work week, it said, working 40
hours at base pay and 52 hours overtime.
A mother who holds full-time job outside the home would earn an
additional $85,939 for the work she does at home, Salary.com.
Last year she would have earned $85,876 for her at-home work, it said.
Salary.com compiled the online responses of 26,000 stay-at-home
mothers and 14,000 mothers who also work outside the home.
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