Study: Working Moms Would Trade Executive Assistant for Household Assistant

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iStock 000013240289XSmallAn Overwhelming 97% of Working
Moms Rank Salary Over Family-Friendly Benefits When Looking
for a Job

But a Significant 68% Would Trade an Executive Assistant for
a Household Assistant

NEW YORK -- According to a new, proprietary study of working mothers, conducted by iVillage and, two leaders in the women's digital space, The 2011 Moms At Work Survey found that salary outranks the desire for family-friendly benefits when it comes to job priorities -- with 97% of working moms surveyed saying that salary is most important to them, followed by a family-friendly work environment (91%), job enjoyment (91%), flexible hours (86%), a short commute (83%) and health insurance for the family (81%).

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