1985 - National Auctioneers Association has 6,200 members and the Wisconsin Auctioneers association has 170 members.

1990Auctions in Wisconsin totaled $975 million annually, not including sheriff's sales and real estate auctions. There were 300 full-time and 100 part-time auctioneers in the state and 17,500 auctions were held in Wisconsin that year.