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The 15 Best-Paying Cities for Moms

Money Talks News Logo By Daniel Horning of Money Talks News | Slide 1 of 17: Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on HireAHelper. Working mothers with children under 18 account for a significant share of the labor force. According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, over 70% of these moms are employed, accounting for 24.7 million workers overall. The median annual wage for full-time working moms is $45,000, but moms in some parts of the country earn far more. Nearly 72% of all moms are employed either full-time or part-time, which is higher than the overall level of 63% for the general population. While the median annual wage for full-time working moms is $45,000 nationally, moms in some cities and states earn significantly more or less. Moreover, differences in the cost of living across the country determine how comfortable it is to live on a given annual wage. Here are the best-paying metropolitan areas for moms, followed by the methodology we used to determine them. It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter. Sponsored: How to find cheaper car insurance in minutes Getting a better deal on car insurance doesn’t have to be hard. You can have The Zebra, an insurance comparison site, compare quotes in just a few minutes and find you the best rates. Consumers save up to $670 per year, according to the site, so if you’re ready to secure your new rate, get started now.

The 15 Best-Paying Cities for Moms

Editor's Note: This story originally appeared on HireAHelper.

Working mothers with children under 18 account for a significant share of the labor force.

According to the latest data from the U.S. Census Bureau, over 70% of these moms are employed, accounting for 24.7 million workers overall. The median annual wage for full-time working moms is $45,000, but moms in some parts of the country earn far more.

Nearly 72% of all moms are employed either full-time or part-time, which is higher than the overall level of 63% for the general population. While the median annual wage for full-time working moms is $45,000 nationally, moms in some cities and states earn significantly more or less. Moreover, differences in the cost of living across the country determine how comfortable it is to live on a given annual wage.

Here are the best-paying metropolitan areas for moms, followed by the methodology we used to determine them.

It’s not the usual blah, blah, blah. Click here to sign up for our free newsletter.

Sponsored: How to find cheaper car insurance in minutes

Getting a better deal on car insurance doesn’t have to be hard. You can have The Zebra, an insurance comparison site, compare quotes in just a few minutes and find you the best rates. Consumers save up to $670 per year, according to the site, so if you’re ready to secure your new rate, get started now.

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