40%

of working mothers in the U.S. work in education, health care, and social assistance, as of 2018

Source: U.S. Census Bureau
Additional Information: This group includes teachers, social workers, doctors, and nurses, as well as all other employees who contribute to the functioning of hospitals, medical offices, schools and universities, rehabilitation centers, and child day cares, among others. Working mothers here means women who have at least one child under 18 at home.
Reference: For more information, read the 2020 U.S. Census Bureau analysis, "The Choices Working Mothers Make." "The Choices Working Mothers Make."

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