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Florida ranks mid-to-low in "Best & Worst States for Working Moms" study

Florida ranks mid-to-low in "Best & Worst States for Working Moms" study

| 5/11/2018

With Mother’s Day around the corner and more than 70 percent of moms with young children working today, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2018’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms

In order to help ease the burden on “Women Who Work,” particularly moms, WalletHub compared the attractiveness of each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia for a working mother based on 15 key metrics. The data set ranges from median women’s salary to female unemployment rate to day-care quality.

Life as a Working Mom in Florida (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

  • 24th – Day-Care Quality
  • 31st – Child-Care Costs (Adjusted for Median Women’s Salary)
  • 41st – Pediatricians per Capita
  • 7th – Gender Pay Gap (Women’s Earnings as % of Men’s)
  • 22nd – Ratio of Female Executives to Male Executives
  • 33rd – Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 31st – Female Unemployment Rate
  • 27th – Parental-Leave Policy Score
  • 39th – Avg. Length of Woman’s Workday (in Hours)
  • 21st – % of Single-Mom Families in Poverty

For the full report, please click here.

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