But thanks to Salary.com, we’ve got an estimate that might make those over-worked, emotionally exhausting hours seem more realistic and worth itto any skeptics out there.
Using their Salary Wizard tool, the company picked several common jobs associated with motherhood and tallied up the hours, multiplied by a national average salary for each field.
The average pay for that 96-hour-per-week job you’re all doing? $162,581 a year.
Not too shabby.
And look, we all know that being a stay-at-home mom is priceless to those who choose it, but a little validation is nice now and again.
Now if only I could somehow get my Target card linked to my fake six-figure salary…