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By Mercedes

 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.  Here are 11 chores, and how much the average person thinks they’re worth . . .



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.



This story was originally reported by The PR Newswire

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