Report: South Carolina is 2019’s 3rd Worst State for Working Moms

Personal finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2019’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms and South Carolina was ranked as the 3rd WORST.

WalletHub compared the attractiveness of each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia for a working mother based on 16 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 South Carolina (1=Best; 25=Avg.)

  • 44th – Day-Care Quality
  • 46th – Pediatricians per Capita
  • 47th – Gender Pay Gap (Women’s Earnings as % of Men’s)
  • 50th – Ratio of Female Executives to Male Executives
  • 37th – Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)
  • 25th – Female Unemployment Rate
  • 38th – Parental-Leave Policy Score
  • 31st – Avg. Length of Woman’s Workday (in Hours)
  • 43rd – % of Single-Mom Families in Poverty

To see the full report, click here.

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