Who brings home the bacon?

Male or Female?

5.1 Million moms are "breadwinners."

In 1960 only 4% of married moms were bringing home more money than males, now it is over 23%.

How is this related to education?

Of the woman that bring home more money that their spouse, 50% have a higher education and 65% are white. The majority of woman are also between ages of 30 and 50 when they are at their peak income.

1 in 4 households the female is the breadwinner.

Males on average make $8,000 more a year than females.


Males still make more money on average but woman are furthering their education now more than ever so females salary will continue to increase and they will eventually bring home more money than males in many households.