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Administrative Professionals Week and Day: April 24-30 & 27, 2022

Release Number CB22-SFS.55
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According to the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), IAAP History:

  • “1942 — Founding: National Secretaries Association (NSA) was formed and the first chapter was founded in Topeka, Kansas
  • 1952 — National Secretaries Week: First National Secretaries Week, now known as Administrative Professionals Week
  • 1967 — Men Join NSA: Convention delegates vote to open membership to men; first man joins six weeks later
  • 1981 — Name Change #1: NSA changes its name to Professional Secretaries International (PSI)
  • 1998 — Name Change #2: PSI becomes the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP)
  • 2000 — Administrative Professionals Week: Professional Secretaries Week and Day become Administrative Professionals Week and Day.”

Key Stats

Source: 2019 American Community Survey (ACS) 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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Note: The tables above are cropped to show relevant rows for secretaries and administrative assistants. Click on the images for the full tables showing more than 550 occupations.

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Source: Quarterly Services Survey (QSS) 2006-2022.

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  • NAICS 561, Administrative and Support Services
  • NAICS 5611, Office Administrative Services
  • NAICS 5614, Business Support Services
  • NAICS 61141, Business and Secretarial Schools

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  • NAICS 561, Administrative and Support Services
  • NAICS 5611, Office Administrative Services
  • NAICS 5614, Business Support Services

Source: 2017 Economic Census.

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  • NAICS 56, Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services
  • NAICS 561, Administrative and Support Services
  • NAICS 5611, Office Administrative Services
  • NAICS 5614, Business Support Services

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