By Fred Halstied

LAS VEGAS (KXNT) – Another low ranking for the Silver State. When it comes to Best and Worst states for working mothers, Nevada comes in 49th on the list. Which means we’re THIRD worst in the nation.

The personal finance website Wallet Hub recently released the numbers, and ranked Nevada 49th. Wallet Hub counts Washington, D.C. in its stats.

Wallet Hub’s analysts compared the attractiveness of each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia to a working mother based on 13 key metrics. The data set ranges from median women’s salary to female unemployment rate to day-care quality. Jill Gonzales is an analyst for Wallet Hub. She spoke with Fred Halstied of KXNT.

Life as a working mother in Nevada: (1=Best; 25=Average)

-28th-Day Car Quality

-49th-Child-Care Costs

-35th-Pediatricians per Capita

-19th-Gender Pay Gap (Women’s Earnings as % of Men’s)

-17th-Ratio of Female Executives to Male Executives

-43rd-Median Women’s Salary (Adjusted for Cost of Living)

-50th-Parental-Leave Policy Score

-38th-Average Length of Woman’s Workday


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  1. Rick Eaton says:

    Embarrassing. This. Schools in the bottom five nationally. But we can raise taxes to fund a stadium for BILLIONAIRES!!! SICKENING.

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