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 TODAY.com, 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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