It’s Good To Be A Working-Mom In Minnesota!
Mother's Day is this weekend, so how is it being a mom in Minnesota? Wallethub recently completed a study asking where is the best state for being a working mom. Minnesota, no surprise, is ranked #2 (Score: 61.93) in the study. The #BoldNorth was beaten out by the state of Vermont (Score: 64.79). WalletHub compared state dynamics across 15 key metrics to identify the Best & Worst States for Working Moms. Here is how Minnesota stacked up in the study!
|State||Total Score||‘Child Care’ Rank||‘Professional Opportunities’ Rank||‘Work-Life Balance’ Rank|
|4||District of Columbia||57.80||9||2||8|
Mom's don't always have it easy between the kids, their activities, their spouse and balancing work it can be difficult. So if you haven't done so yet, give mom a call and thank her for everything she has helped you out with and go and get her a gift for Mother's Day this weekend.
Below is how Minnesota stacked up in other areas.
Life as a Working Mom in Minnesota (1=Best; 25=Avg.)
- 9th – Day-Care Quality
- 15th – Child-Care Costs (Adjusted for Median Women’s Salary)
- 10th – Pediatricians per Capita
- 19th – Gender Pay Gap (Women’s Earnings as % of Men’s)
- 19th – Ratio of Female Executives to Male Executives
- 1st – Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 6th – Female Unemployment Rate
- 12th – Parental-Leave Policy Score
- 11th – Avg. Length of Woman’s Workday (in Hours)
- 9th – % of Single-Mom Families in Poverty