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Administrative Professionals Week and Day

Release Number CB18-SFS.53
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April 22-28 & 25, 2018


According to the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), History of IAAP:

  • 1942 — First chapter of the National Secretaries Association (NSA) was founded in Topeka, Kansas.
  • 1952 — First National Secretaries Week to recognize "the secretary, upon whose skills, loyalty, and efficiency the functions of which business and government depend."
  • 1981 — NSA name changed to Professional Secretaries International (PSI).
  • 1998 — PSI changes its name to IAAP to encompass the large number of varied administrative job titles and recognize the advancing role of administrative support staff.
  • 2000 — IAAP changes name of Professional Secretaries Week to Administrative Professionals Week.

Key Stats:

Source: 2016 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates.

The American Community Survey estimates the number of secretaries and administrative assistants — as well as office and administrative support workers, all other — and their median earnings in the past 12 months.

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From Industry Snapshot:

Key statistics from three U.S. Census Bureau economic programs, as well as per capita ratios using data from Population Estimates. (1997-2015)

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