How Much Are Dads Worth in 2012?

Our Annual Survey Shows How Much Dads Would Be Paid for All Their Fatherly Duties

2. Computer Operator

Annual salary: $32,100
Hourly pay: $15.43
Stay-at-home dads: 7.9 hours a week
Working dads: 6.2 hours a week

Another big mover on the Top 10 Dad Job list is computer operator.

This was the number one weekly task among working dads, and came in second by stay-at-home fathers. It seems dads are the ones who come to the rescue and troubleshoot problems when kids or spouses click on something they're not supposed to, or when there's a computer virus to be dealt with. From setting up home networks to getting the wireless printer to work properly, dads spend a large amount of time monitoring the technological well-being of their families, which is more important than ever in this the Age of the Internet.

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