A new survey looked at how much we pay our kids for different chores. Overall, 69% of parents said they give their kids an allowance, and the average is $5.24 a week.
That’s for kids between 4 and 14. They get a nice little pay bump the older they get. The average four-year-old rakes in $2.58 a week. By the time you hit 14, it’s $8.32.
The most lucrative chore kids can do around the house is clean their bedroom. The average parent says it’s worth $3.86. Followed by doing dishes, $2.56 . . . vacuuming, $2.42 . . . taking out the trash, $1.84 . . . and helping with laundry, $1.63.