What is the dollar value of a housewife?


Quick Answer

According to MSN Money, the yearly dollar value of a housewife is an estimated $96,261 as of 2012. The dollar value was figured using the average cost of common housewife duties such as childcare, providing personal chef services, house cleaning, maintaining the lawn and doing laundry.

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When assigning a dollar figure to the services of a housewife, MSN Money considered various aspects of each service, such as the difference between out-of-home and live-in childcare. The calculations took in other costs incurred when outsourcing housewife duties, including adding an additional grocery delivery surcharge of $5-$10 per delivery for personal chef duties.

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