ERIC Number: ED382807
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
PSI Member Profile.
Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO.
A survey of 2,700 of the 27,000 members of Professional Secretaries International received 755 responses yielding the following profile of secretarial workers: (1) the average member is female, about 45 years old, married with no dependents living at home, and owns a single-family home in the suburbs; (2) most respondents have worked in office or secretarial positions for 11 to 25 years, and 7 percent have been in the field for 36 or more years; (3) half of those responding intend to remain in the secretarial field; (4) the average income of respondents is $27,147, with higher incomes for secretaries working for a boss with a higher title; (5) more than 40 percent work for only one executive; (6) almost 93 percent have a computer in the workplace and 45 percent have a computer at home; and (7) the majority of respondents have achieved the Certified Professional Secretary rating. (Four appendixes contain survey statistics on demographics and lifestyles, compensation, type of workplace, and responsibilities of the respondents.) (KC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO.