Dad’s Value Is Rising (But He’s Still Worth Less Than Mom)

Posted on 06/12/2013 by |Money and Work | Comments

Bulletin Today | Home & FamilyHow valuable is dad? We’re happy to report that he’s more valuable this year than he was last year. For all that dad does around the house — plumbing, BBQ grilling, mowing the lawn and other chores — he’s now worth $23,344. That’s up from $20,248 last year, thanks to average wage increases for household jobs that dads typically do, according to’s annual Father’s Day Index. (The index is based on wage data from the U.S. Department of Labor). …