What’s A Stay-At-Home Mom’s Salary? [INFOGRAPHIC]

May 06, 2016 : Lauren Cochran

Editor’s Note: Moms take on many jobs within the home, yet don’t get a paycheck from their “employer”. So, what’s a stay-at-home mom’s salary? Read on to learn more about the true financial value of a mom…

She nursed your wounds and gave you your first haircut. She dried your tears, got the grass stains out of your jeans and handled the family finances. She packed your lunch, dropped you off on your first date, let you wear your superhero cape to school, and made sure you bathed before you left. She worked hard, and she did an amazing job. In fact, your mom’s jobs were countless — and all out of the goodness of her heart.

What if she did get paid for all the work she did for you and your siblings? To honor of all the fantastic moms out there (and to remind you how much she deserves your gratitude), we took a just-for-fun look at what mom would make if she got monetary compensation for all her many amazing talents.

The least you could do is give her a fantastic Mother’s Day.

Thanks, Mom.

Below you will see an infographic titled, “What if Mom Got Paid for Being Mom?” From cooking and driving, to taking care of the kids… stack up all the jobs mom does throughout a year, and you’ve got a total salary of $70,107. View the infographic below for more detail on a stay-at-home mom’s salary…

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Lauren Cochran

Lauren Cochran

Social Media Manager, H&R Block

Lauren is a social media manager at H&R Block. Previously she worked at VML, an advertising agency in Kansas City.

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