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What's Mom Worth? It's More Than You Think!

Laundry Machine Operator

Wash, dry, fold, repeat. But who needs a paycheck? Going through pockets before laundering yields great returns, especially when said laundry belongs to reticent teens. An hour removing unidentifiable stains? $9.62. Receipts indicating where allowance was spent? Priceless.

Annual Salary: $20,000
Hourly Pay: $9.62
Stay-at-Home Mom: 6.6 hrs/wk
Job Rank: 9, 3.2% of pay
Working Mom: 3.9 hrs/wk
Job Rank: 9, 3.5% of pay