Should kids get paid for work around the house. I do feel kids should get paid because it teaches them to learn about responsibility and budgeting. I feel if you learn at an early age that you have to work to earn, it might make for better adults who are responsible and work to succeed.


What do you think .... should kids get paid for chores ?


Here are some pay rates, for household chores according to pr newswire


1.  Mowing the lawn, $6.28 each time they do it.  That's the priciest one on the list.
2.  Cleaning the garage, $5.20.
3.  Doing laundry, $2.82.
4.  Cleaning a common area like the living room, $2.72.
5.  Being responsible for a pet.  Meaning feeding or walking them, $2.66.
6.  Sweeping, mopping, or vacuuming, $2.55.
7.  Dusting or wiping down countertops, $2.20.
8.  Cleaning their bedroom, $2.07.  Plus an extra $1.18 if they make their bed.
9.  Doing the dishes, $2.03.
10.  Taking out the trash, $1.90.
11.  Setting the table, $1.31.



A new survey found 68% of us think kids should get an allowance for doing chores.  40% said it should start between 8 and 10 years old, and about 30% said it should start as early as 5.


Share your thoughts with us on "chores" ....