We all know that the value of a Mom is priceless (see how I tried to get out of trouble there?), but if you did have to put a value on being a multitasking Mom, it's estimated she should be paid $508.700!

The typical mom conducts the same daily business of seventeen occupations combined. Using salary data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics, they found

  • Raise children (Child care worker) $13,000
  • Plan vacation and play (Recreation worker) $15,500
  • Cook meals (Executive chef) $40,000
  • Serve meals (Food service worker) $20,000
  • Plan meals (Dietitians/nutritionists) $41,600
  • Keep house (Property manager) $22,600
  • Clean house (Housekeeper) $9,000
  • Care for pets (Animal caretaker) $17,500
  • Dispense medication (Registered nurse) $35,000
  • Attend functions (Management analyst) $41,000
  • Manage family finances (Computer system analyst) $44,000
  • Manage investments (Financial manager) $39,000
  • Carpool (Bus driver) $32,400
  • Homework & discipline (School principal) $58,600
  • Resolve family issues (Psychologist) $29,000
  • Keep family schedule (General office clerk) $19,000
  • Maintain family harmony (Social worker) $30,000

Total: $508,700