The title of “mother” now has a stated value if look at mom’s tasks as a job.
Cleaning, chauffeuring and keeping general calm within the tribe, if calculated in the form of a paycheck, every two weeks, mom should be pulling in at least $118,905 yearly.
On average, moms who don’t work outside the home put in about 96.5 hours a week — 56.5 of those being overtime — according to the 2014 Salary.com survey.
Each year, more than 15,000 moms — of both the stay-at-home and working variety — are asked to name the top 10 tasks that take up most of their time throughout the week. source
Salary.com analysts apply salary data and overtime pay to each job, crunch a few numbers and voila! The magic number appears.