How Much Are Dads Worth in 2012?

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

4. Maintenance Worker

Annual salary: $28,900
Hourly pay: $13.89
Stay-at-home dads: 5.5 hours a week
Working dads: 4.2 hours a week

While moms still perform the majority of housekeeping duties, our survey shows dads are the primary maintenance workers.

Whether it's plumbing, carpentry, painting, wallpapering, electrical work or doing upkeep and small car repairs, dads are still the go-to guys when it comes to making sure everything is operating properly around the house. While TV shows and movies often show dads as inept laughingstocks regarding home repairs, the truth is families save a lot of money by having dads as the first line of defense against household repairs.

Use our Dad Salary Wizard to customize your dad's salary & print out a check.