As we slide toward Father’s Day, according to Insure.com’s Father’s Day Index, if you calculated the work Dad does around the house, he’s doing about $20,248 worth of work.
Mom’s work, on the other hand, is worth closer to $60,182.
You can earn more here. The original index is a part of a push to encourage people to buy life insurance, and who knows if it’s accurate, but it’s interesting
1. To see what jobs are associated with dads, but even while taking a jaundiced view of the gender-specificity of Insure.com’s ideas of household chores,
2. To think that women may still be doing the heavy lifting at home while earning less in the marketplace.