Division 1: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

Gender

Men

70

52.2

637

64.9

371

74.5

1,078

66.8

Women

64

47.8

345

35.1

127

25.5

536

33.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.1

3

.6

4

.2

Asian

6

4.5

19

1.9

7

1.4

32

2.0

Hispanic

2

1.5

25

2.5

11

2.2

38

2.4

Black

3

2.2

13

1.3

7

1.4

23

1.4

White

90

67.2

792

80.7

448

90.0

1,330

82.4

Other

0

.0

1

.1

1

.2

2

.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

2

.2

1

.2

3

.2

Not specified

33

24.6

129

13.1

20

4.0

182

11.3

Age

Under 30

2

1.5

4

.4

0

.0

6

.4

30 – 34

5

3.7

23

2.3

0

.0

28

1.7

35 – 39

3

2.2

13

1.3

3

.6

19

1.2

40 – 44

8

6.0

20

2.0

2

.4

30

1.9

45 – 49

12

9.0

24

2.4

6

1.2

42

2.6

50 – 54

4

3.0

59

6.0

21

4.2

84

5.2

55 – 59

23

17.2

135

13.7

62

12.4

220

13.6

60 – 64

19

14.2

204

20.8

84

16.9

307

19.0

65 – 69

16

11.9

142

14.5

84

16.9

242

15.0

70 or older

35

26.1

274

27.9

220

44.2

529

32.8

Not specified

7

5.2

84

8.6

16

3.2

107

6.6

Mean

62.4

 

64.9

 

69.5

 

66.2

 

SD

16.3

 

13.4

 

11.3

 

13.3

 

Region

New England

10

7.5

71

7.2

50

10.0

131

8.1

Middle Atlantic

37

27.6

241

24.5

99

19.9

377

23.4

East North Central

14

10.4

124

12.6

65

13.1

203

12.6

West North Central

8

6.0

49

5.0

23

4.6

80

5.0

South Atlantic

19

14.2

143

14.6

87

17.5

249

15.4

East South Central

3

2.2

31

3.2

11

2.2

45

2.8

West South Central

2

1.5

52

5.3

25

5.0

79

4.9

Mountain

7

5.2

38

3.9

33

6.6

78

4.8

Pacific

26

19.4

168

17.1

76

15.3

270

16.7

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

.7

8

.8

0

.0

9

.6

Canada

2

1.5

28

2.9

19

3.8

49

3.0

Other

5

3.7

29

3.0

10

2.0

44

2.7

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

21

15.7

806

82.1

483

97.0

1,310

81.2

Ed.D.

5

3.7

57

5.8

6

1.2

68

4.2

Psy.D.

0

.0

51

5.2

1

.2

52

3.2

M.D.

0

.0

2

.2

3

.6

5

.3

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

1.5

22

2.2

4

.8

28

1.7

Masters

97

72.4

30

3.1

1

.2

128

7.9

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

.7

3

.3

0

.0

4

.2

Not specified

8

6.0

11

1.1

0

.0

19

1.2

Years since degree

Less than 5

12

9.0

39

4.0

1

.2

52

3.2

5 – 9

6

4.5

39

4.0

5

1.0

50

3.1

10 – 14

11

8.2

33

3.4

2

.4

46

2.9

15 – 19

8

6.0

43

4.4

8

1.6

59

3.7

20 – 24

9

6.7

71

7.2

19

3.8

99

6.1

25 or more

81

60.4

722

73.5

456

91.6

1,259

78.0

Not specified

7

5.2

35

3.6

7

1.4

49

3.0

Mean

28.4

 

31.5

 

40.6

 

34.1

 

SD

16.3

 

13.7

 

11.7

 

14.1

 

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.7

13

1.3

0

.0

14

.9

Clinical

31

23.1

365

37.2

76

15.3

472

29.2

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

5

.5

2

.4

7

.4

Counseling psychology

13

9.7

84

8.6

13

2.6

110

6.8

Forensic

0

.0

7

.7

1

.2

8

.5

Geropsychology

0

.0

3

.3

2

.4

5

.3

Health

1

.7

12

1.2

10

2.0

23

1.4

School

11

8.2

20

2.0

4

.8

35

2.2

Subtotal

57

42.5

509

51.8

108

21.7

674

41.8

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

2

1.5

21

2.1

37

7.4

60

3.7

Community

1

.7

8

.8

3

.6

12

.7

Comparative

1

.7

0

.0

6

1.2

7

.4

Developmental

2

1.5

37

3.8

43

8.6

82

5.1

Educational

6

4.5

28

2.9

12

2.4

46

2.9

Environmental

0

.0

1

.1

9

1.8

10

.6

Experimental

2

1.5

50

5.1

78

15.7

130

8.1

General/Methods & Systems

9

6.7

38

3.9

30

6.0

77

4.8

Industrial/Organizational

9

6.7

40

4.1

13

2.6

62

3.8

Neurosciences

0

.0

7

.7

11

2.2

18

1.1

Personality

2

1.5

7

.7

14

2.8

23

1.4

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

10

1.0

9

1.8

19

1.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.2

2

.4

4

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

9

.9

10

2.0

19

1.2

Social

3

2.2

35

3.6

59

11.8

97

6.0

Subtotal

37

27.6

293

29.8

336

67.5

666

41.3

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

2

.2

2

.4

4

.2

Business or Management

4

3.0

6

.6

0

.0

10

.6

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.1

1

.2

2

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

6

4.5

6

.6

0

.0

12

.7

Counselor Education

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

3

.3

0

.0

3

.2

Education, Teaching

4

3.0

5

.5

4

.8

13

.8

Genetics

1

.7

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Industrial Relations

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Nursing

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

1

.7

2

.2

1

.2

4

.2

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

1

.2

2

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Rehabilitation

1

.7

5

.5

2

.4

8

.5

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

3

.6

4

.2

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Special Education

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Statistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

1

.7

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Other

2

1.5

38

3.9

29

5.8

69

4.3

Subtotal

20

14.9

82

8.4

44

8.8

146

9.0

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

15

11.2

70

7.1

34

6.8

119

7.4

Core science

29

21.6

250

25.5

325

65.3

604

37.4

Neither

70

52.2

564

57.4

129

25.9

763

47.3

Not specified

20

14.9

98

10.0

10

2.0

128

7.9

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

   

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

36

26.9

342

34.8

279

56.0

657

40.7

Working part time

7

5.2

77

7.8

34

6.8

118

7.3

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

6

.6

3

.6

9

.6

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not working and not seeking work

4

3.0

4

.4

1

.2

9

.6

Retired and not working

11

8.2

77

7.8

62

12.4

150

9.3

Retired and still working

2

1.5

18

1.8

31

6.2

51

3.2

Employed; status not known

0

.0

6

.6

3

.6

9

.6

Not specified

74

55.2

451

45.9

85

17.1

610

37.8

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

35

26.1

586

59.7

156

31.3

777

48.1

Not licensed/unknown

99

73.9

396

40.3

342

68.7

837

51.9

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

6

16.7

87

25.4

190

68.1

283

43.1

Four-year colleges

0

.0

22

6.4

17

6.1

39

5.9

Medical school/ Academic medical center

1

2.8

13

3.8

9

3.2

23

3.5

Other academic settings

5

13.9

17

5.0

2

.7

24

3.7

Schools & other educational settings

1

2.8

8

2.3

4

1.4

13

2.0

Independent practice

8

22.2

92

26.9

11

3.9

111

16.9

Hospital

0

.0

16

4.7

5

1.8

21

3.2

Clinic

1

2.8

13

3.8

3

1.1

17

2.6

Other human service

2

5.6

24

7.0

1

.4

27

4.1

Business & industry

1

2.8

5

1.5

0

.0

6

.9

Government

5

13.9

16

4.7

10

3.6

31

4.7

Other

4

11.1

24

7.0

26

9.3

54

8.2

Not specified

2

5.6

5

1.5

1

.4

8

1.2

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

10

27.8

136

39.8

197

70.6

343

52.2

Education

16

44.4

165

48.2

201

72.0

382

58.1

Health/mental health services

10

27.8

161

47.1

33

11.8

204

31.1

Educational services

10

27.8

99

28.9

29

10.4

138

21.0

Other applied psychology

9

25.0

79

23.1

41

14.7

129

19.6

Management/administration

12

33.3

131

38.3

147

52.7

290

44.1

Other activities

10

27.8

78

22.8

62

22.2

150

22.8

Not specified

11

30.6

65

19.0

53

19.0

129

19.6

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

8.3

29

8.5

112

40.1

144

21.9

Education

8

22.2

79

23.1

62

22.2

149

22.7

Mental Health Services

5

13.9

116

33.9

11

3.9

132

20.1

Educational Services

2

5.6

8

2.3

1

.4

11

1.7

Applied Psychology

2

5.6

8

2.3

5

1.8

15

2.3

Management/administration

4

11.1

40

11.7

34

12.2

78

11.9

Other activities

0

.0

1

.3

2

.7

3

.5

Not specified

12

33.3

61

17.8

52

18.6

125

19.0

Source: 2009 APA Directory and 2010 Employment Update.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies. 

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 1 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

2. Teaching of Psychology

14

10.4

84

8.6

110

22.1

208

12.9

3. Experimental Psychology

1

.7

49

5.0

185

37.1

235

14.6

5. Evaluation & Measurement

3

2.2

34

3.5

48

9.6

85

5.3

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

.7

14

1.4

82

16.5

97

6.0

7. Developmental Psychology

2

1.5

20

2.0

68

13.7

90

5.6

8. Personality & Social

15

11.2

94

9.6

138

27.7

247

15.3

9. SPSSI

2

1.5

24

2.4

93

18.7

119

7.4

10. Psychology & the Arts

2

1.5

25

2.5

27

5.4

54

3.3

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

60

6.1

68

13.7

128

7.9

13. Consulting Psychology

3

2.2

17

1.7

25

5.0

45

2.8

14. SIOP

5

3.7

32

3.3

35

7.0

72

4.5

15. Educational Psychology

7

5.2

38

3.9

56

11.2

101

6.3

16. School Psychology

4

3.0

22

2.2

13

2.6

39

2.4

17. Counseling Psychology

3

2.2

36

3.7

21

4.2

60

3.7

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

.7

16

1.6

11

2.2

28

1.7

19. Society for Military Psychology

2

1.5

9

.9

14

2.8

25

1.5

20. Adult Development & Aging

4

3.0

34

3.5

42

8.4

80

5.0

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

8

.8

20

4.0

28

1.7

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

2

1.5

21

2.1

7

1.4

30

1.9

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

11

1.1

11

2.2

22

1.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

2

1.5

38

3.9

45

9.0

85

5.3

25. Behavior Analysis

9

6.7

17

1.7

32

6.4

58

3.6

26. History of Psychology

5

3.7

62

6.3

107

21.5

174

10.8

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

15

1.5

22

4.4

37

2.3

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

4

3.0

18

1.8

26

5.2

48

3.0

29. Psychotherapy

3

2.2

77

7.8

32

6.4

112

6.9

30. Psychological Hypnosis

3

2.2

35

3.6

5

1.0

43

2.7

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

10

1.0

31

6.2

41

2.5

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

1.5

19

1.9

18

3.6

39

2.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

2

1.5

15

1.5

9

1.8

26

1.6

34. Population & Environmental

2

1.5

13

1.3

24

4.8

39

2.4

35. Psychology of Women

3

2.2

41

4.2

62

12.4

106

6.6

36. Psychology of Religion

3

2.2

45

4.6

18

3.6

66

4.1

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

3

2.2

19

1.9

18

3.6

40

2.5

38. Health Psychology

3

2.2

50

5.1

51

10.2

104

6.4

39. Psychoanalysis

2

1.5

34

3.5

7

1.4

43

2.7

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

4

3.0

65

6.6

25

5.0

94

5.8

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

28

2.9

20

4.0

48

3.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

1

.7

105

10.7

29

5.8

135

8.4

43. Family Psychology

10

7.5

32

3.3

15

3.0

57

3.5

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

1

.7

7

.7

15

3.0

23

1.4

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

.7

14

1.4

28

5.6

43

2.7

46. Media Psychology

1

.7

7

.7

19

3.8

27

1.7

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

2

1.5

24

2.4

11

2.2

37

2.3

48. Peace Psychology

1

.7

15

1.5

28

5.6

44

2.7

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

2

1.5

16

1.6

15

3.0

33

2.0

50. Addictions

1

.7

18

1.8

16

3.2

35

2.2

51. Men & Masculinity

1

.7

8

.8

17

3.4

26

1.6

52. International

0

.0

27

2.7

95

19.1

122

7.6

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

2

1.5

9

.9

16

3.2

27

1.7

54. Pediatric Psychology

2

1.5

11

1.1

9

1.8

22

1.4

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

12

1.2

10

2.0

22

1.4

56. Trauma Psychology

1

.7

15

1.5

25

5.0

41

2.5

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

66

49.3

346

35.2

8

1.6

420

26.0

Two

37

27.6

258

26.3

77

15.5

372

23.0

Three

9

6.7

158

16.1

107

21.5

274

17.0

Four or more

22

16.4

220

22.4

306

61.4

548

34.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

34

25.4

438

44.6

125

25.1

597

37.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

10

1.0

25

5.0

35

2.2

Counseling

0

.0

0

.0

4

.8

4

.2

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

School

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

2

.2

4

.8

6

.4

Forensic

0

.0

2

.2

4

.8

6

.4

Family psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

.4

3

.2

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.4

2

.1

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

3

.6

4

.2

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

2

.4

3

.2

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

1

.1

1

.2

2

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

19

14.2

334

34.0

50

10.0

403

25.0

Total

134

100.0

982

100.0

498

100.0

1,614

100.0

Source: 2009 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.