NEW JERSEY – New Jersey is 2021’s 8th best state for working moms, according to a study done by WalletHub.
With Mother’s Day around the corner and mothers regaining jobs lost due to COVID-19 at a faster rate than fathers, the personal-finance website WalletHub Monday released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms.
In order to help ease the burden on mothers in the workforce, WalletHub compared the attractiveness of each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia for a working mother based on 17 key metrics. The data set ranges from the median women’s salary to the female unemployment rate to day-care quality.
Life as a Working Mom in New Jersey (1=Best; 25=Avg.):
- 16th – Day-Care Quality
- 26th – Child-Care Costs (Adjusted for Median Women’s Salary)
- 14th – Pediatricians per Capita
- 24th – Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
- 5th – Parental-Leave Policy Score
- 21st – Avg. Length of Woman’s Work Week (in Hours)
- 8th – % of Single-Mom Families in Poverty
Here are the top 5 best states for working moms:
- District of Columbia
- South Carolina
For the full report, click here.