Idaho ranked worst state for working moms

Idaho ranked worst state for working moms

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

Idaho came in dead last. Washington state came in at #23. Vermont was #1.

The personal-finance website 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 Idaho (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

–51st – Day-Care Quality
–18th – Child-Care Costs (Adjusted for Median Women’s Salary)
–45th – Pediatricians per Capita
–43rd – Gender Pay Gap (Women’s Earnings as % of Men’s)
–50th – Ratio of Female Executives to Male Executives
–36th – Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
–16th – Female Unemployment Rate
–40th – Parental-Leave Policy Score
–35th – % of Single-Mom Families in Poverty

If you would like to see the full report, please click here.