Secretaries and administrative assistants held more than 4.3 million jobs in 2008, ranking it among the largest occupations in the U.S. economy.
Secretaries and administrative assistants are employed in organizations of every type. The field has elevated from taking dictation and making coffee to one of assuming major responsibilities once reserved for managerial and professional staff. In a number of organizations, secretaries and administrative assistants work in teams to work flexibly and share their expertise. Secretaries and administrative assistants usually work in schools, hospitals, corporate settings, government agencies, or legal and medical offices. Virtual assistants work from a home office.
(Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
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