Division 12: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 12 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

Gender

Men

1

100.0

1,970

60.5

622

76.8

2,593

63.8

Women

0

.0

1,286

39.5

188

23.2

1,474

36.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

8

.2

2

.2

10

.2

Asian

0

.0

55

1.7

17

2.1

72

1.8

Hispanic

0

.0

83

2.5

12

1.5

95

2.3

Black

0

.0

83

2.5

18

2.2

101

2.5

White

1

100.0

2,743

84.2

741

91.5

3,485

85.7

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

10

.3

3

.4

13

.3

Not specified

0

.0

274

8.4

17

2.1

291

7.2

Age

Under 30

0

.0

4

.1

0

.0

4

.1

30 - 34

0

.0

63

1.9

0

.0

63

1.5

35 - 39

0

.0

113

3.5

3

.4

116

2.9

40 - 44

0

.0

171

5.3

7

.9

178

4.4

45 - 49

0

.0

307

9.4

26

3.2

333

8.2

50 - 54

0

.0

432

13.3

55

6.8

487

12.0

55 - 59

0

.0

614

18.9

131

16.2

745

18.3

60 - 64

1

100.0

574

17.6

143

17.7

718

17.7

65 - 69

0

.0

328

10.1

122

15.1

450

11.1

70 or older

0

.0

539

16.6

301

37.2

840

20.7

Not specified

0

.0

111

3.4

22

2.7

133

3.3

Mean

63.0

 

59.1

 

68.1

 

60.9

 

SD

.

 

12.7

 

12.8

 

13.2

 

Region

New England

0

.0

322

9.9

66

8.1

388

9.5

Middle Atlantic

0

.0

590

18.1

146

18.0

736

18.1

East North Central

1

100.0

465

14.3

103

12.7

569

14.0

West North Central

0

.0

188

5.8

52

6.4

240

5.9

South Atlantic

0

.0

527

16.2

175

21.6

702

17.3

East South Central

0

.0

166

5.1

32

4.0

198

4.9

West South Central

0

.0

165

5.1

40

4.9

205

5.0

Mountain

0

.0

184

5.7

42

5.2

226

5.6

Pacific

0

.0

523

16.1

132

16.3

655

16.1

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

10

.3

1

.1

11

.3

Canada

0

.0

67

2.1

14

1.7

81

2.0

Other

0

.0

49

1.5

7

.9

56

1.4

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 12 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

0

.0

2,879

88.4

786

97.0

3,665

90.1

Ed.D.

0

.0

38

1.2

13

1.6

51

1.3

Psy.D.

1

100.0

283

8.7

6

.7

290

7.1

M.D.

0

.0

3

.1

1

.1

4

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

22

.7

4

.5

26

.6

Masters

0

.0

22

.7

0

.0

22

.5

Baccalaureate/Associate

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Not specified

0

.0

8

.2

0

.0

8

.2

Years since degree

Less than 5

0

.0

98

3.0

0

.0

98

2.4

5 – 9

0

.0

182

5.6

2

.2

184

4.5

10 – 14

0

.0

272

8.4

8

1.0

280

6.9

15 – 19

0

.0

455

14.0

25

3.1

480

11.8

20 – 24

0

.0

468

14.4

42

5.2

510

12.5

25 or more

1

100.0

1,745

53.6

728

89.9

2,474

60.8

Not specified

0

.0

36

1.1

5

.6

41

1.0

Mean

27.0

 

26.8

 

39.2

 

29.3

 

SD

.

 

13.1

 

12.7

 

14.0

 

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

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

129

4.0

29

3.6

158

3.9

Clinical

1

100.0

2,734

84.0

626

77.3

3,361

82.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

31

1.0

11

1.4

42

1.0

Counseling psychology

0

.0

31

1.0

15

1.9

46

1.1

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

3

.4

3

.1

Forensic

0

.0

22

.7

4

.5

26

.6

Geropsychology

0

.0

17

.5

7

.9

24

.6

Health

0

.0

30

.9

13

1.6

43

1.1

School

0

.0

19

.6

4

.5

23

.6

Subtotal

1

100.0

3,013

92.5

712

87.9

3,726

91.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

3

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Community

0

.0

3

.1

8

1.0

11

.3

Developmental

0

.0

8

.2

6

.7

14

.3

Educational

0

.0

6

.2

2

.2

8

.2

Experimental

0

.0

1

.0

2

.2

3

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

1

.0

5

.6

6

.1

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

10

.3

4

.5

14

.3

Neurosciences

0

.0

10

.3

4

.5

14

.3

Personality

0

.0

3

.1

4

.5

7

.2

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Social

0

.0

4

.1

4

.5

8

.2

Subtotal

0

.0

51

1.6

40

4.9

91

2.2

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

10

.3

4

.5

14

.3

Business or Management

0

.0

3

.1

1

.1

4

.1

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Counseling

0

.0

3

.1

2

.2

5

.1

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.0

1

.1

2

.0

Education, Teaching

0

.0

7

.2

1

.1

8

.2

Law

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Medicine

0

.0

2

.1

1

.1

3

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.0

2

.2

3

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.0

Public Health

0

.0

3

.1

1

.1

4

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

7

.2

2

.2

9

.2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

2

.2

2

.0

Social Work

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Special Education

0

.0

1

.0

1

.1

2

.0

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Other

0

.0

27

.8

23

2.8

50

1.2

Subtotal

0

.0

72

2.2

43

5.3

115

2.8

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

0

.0

77

2.4

37

4.6

114

2.8

Core science

0

.0

40

1.2

30

3.7

70

1.7

Neither

1

100.0

3,019

92.7

728

89.9

3,748

92.2

Not specified

0

.0

120

3.7

15

1.9

135

3.3

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 12 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

Employment status

 

Working full time

1

100.0

1,610

49.4

469

57.9

2,080

51.1

Working part time

0

.0

285

8.8

77

9.5

362

8.9

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

15

.5

1

.1

16

.4

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

7

.2

0

.0

7

.2

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

17

.5

3

.4

20

.5

Retired and not working

0

.0

110

3.4

80

9.9

190

4.7

Retired and still working

0

.0

42

1.3

27

3.3

69

1.7

Other

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Employed; status not known

0

.0

24

.7

6

.7

30

.7

Not specified

0

.0

1,145

35.2

147

18.1

1,292

31.8

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

1

100.0

2,885

88.6

701

86.5

3,587

88.2

Not licensed/unknown

0

.0

371

11.4

109

13.5

480

11.8

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

325

20.2

231

49.3

556

26.7

Four-year colleges

0

.0

29

1.8

11

2.3

40

1.9

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

131

8.1

76

16.2

207

10.0

Other academic settings

0

.0

43

2.7

16

3.4

59

2.8

Schools & other educational settings

1

100.0

31

1.9

4

.9

36

1.7

Independent practice

0

.0

604

37.5

58

12.4

662

31.8

Hospital

0

.0

177

11.0

28

6.0

205

9.9

Clinic

0

.0

48

3.0

4

.9

52

2.5

Other human service

0

.0

90

5.6

10

2.1

100

4.8

Business & industry

0

.0

9

.6

3

.6

12

.6

Government

0

.0

62

3.9

12

2.6

74

3.6

Other

0

.0

51

3.2

15

3.2

66

3.2

Not specified

0

.0

10

.6

1

.2

11

.5

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

595

37.0

313

66.7

908

43.7

Education

0

.0

787

48.9

310

66.1

1,097

52.7

Health/mental health services

0

.0

1,220

75.8

227

48.4

1,447

69.6

Educational services

1

100.0

387

24.0

58

12.4

446

21.4

Other applied psychology

1

100.0

316

19.6

55

11.7

372

17.9

Management/administration

1

100.0

690

42.9

221

47.1

912

43.8

Other activities

1

100.0

283

17.6

68

14.5

352

16.9

Not specified

0

.0

195

12.1

91

19.4

286

13.8

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

178

11.1

144

30.7

322

15.5

Education

0

.0

203

12.6

80

17.1

283

13.6

Mental Health Services

0

.0

804

49.9

71

15.1

875

42.1

Educational Services

1

100.0

30

1.9

2

.4

33

1.6

Applied Psychology

0

.0

26

1.6

4

.9

30

1.4

Management/administration

0

.0

173

10.7

76

16.2

249

12.0

Other activities

0

.0

10

.6

3

.6

13

.6

Not specified

0

.0

186

11.6

89

19.0

275

13.2

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 12 Members by Membership Status, 2009

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

0

.0

60

1.8

68

8.4

128

3.1

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

73

2.2

38

4.7

111

2.7

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

1

.0

24

3.0

25

.6

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

52

1.6

42

5.2

94

2.3

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

8

.2

21

2.6

29

.7

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

47

1.4

43

5.3

90

2.2

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

96

2.9

90

11.1

186

4.6

9. SPSSI

0

.0

50

1.5

68

8.4

118

2.9

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

29

.9

17

2.1

46

1.1

12. Clinical Psychology

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

65

2.0

49

6.0

114

2.8

14. SIOP

0

.0

26

.8

13

1.6

39

1.0

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

21

.6

16

2.0

37

.9

16. School Psychology

0

.0

69

2.1

31

3.8

100

2.5

17. Counseling Psychology

1

100.0

62

1.9

47

5.8

110

2.7

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

111

3.4

53

6.5

164

4.0

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

35

1.1

10

1.2

45

1.1

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

97

3.0

60

7.4

157

3.9

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

2

.1

4

.5

6

.1

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

94

2.9

39

4.8

133

3.3

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

5

.2

6

.7

11

.3

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

32

1.0

19

2.3

51

1.3

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

41

1.3

45

5.6

86

2.1

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

25

.8

37

4.6

62

1.5

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

46

1.4

70

8.6

116

2.9

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

43

1.3

40

4.9

83

2.0

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

482

14.8

201

24.8

683

16.8

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

99

3.0

26

3.2

125

3.1

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

76

2.3

72

8.9

148

3.6

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

29

.9

20

2.5

49

1.2

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

48

1.5

22

2.7

70

1.7

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

11

.3

8

1.0

19

.5

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

133

4.1

78

9.6

211

5.2

36. Psychology of Religion

1

100.0

92

2.8

28

3.5

121

3.0

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

112

3.4

79

9.8

191

4.7

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

280

8.6

154

19.0

434

10.7

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

199

6.1

62

7.7

261

6.4

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

404

12.4

85

10.5

489

12.0

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

212

6.5

66

8.1

278

6.8

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

559

17.2

141

17.4

700

17.2

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

142

4.4

73

9.0

215

5.3

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

54

1.7

29

3.6

83

2.0

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

96

2.9

61

7.5

157

3.9

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

42

1.3

31

3.8

73

1.8

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

47

1.4

19

2.3

66

1.6

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

35

1.1

20

2.5

55

1.4

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

62

1.9

38

4.7

100

2.5

50. Addictions

0

.0

96

2.9

56

6.9

152

3.7

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

17

.5

26

3.2

43

1.1

52. International

0

.0

53

1.6

96

11.9

149

3.7

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

326

10.0

120

14.8

446

11.0

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

125

3.8

74

9.1

199

4.9

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

87

2.7

40

4.9

127

3.1

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

119

3.7

50

6.2

169

4.2

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

0

.0

817

25.1

49

6.0

866

21.3

Two

0

.0

1,093

33.6

169

20.9

1,262

31.0

Three

1

100.0

668

20.5

161

19.9

830

20.4

Four or more

0

.0

678

20.8

431

53.2

1,109

27.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

0

.0

2,081

63.9

490

60.5

2,571

63.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

304

9.3

237

29.3

541

13.3

Counseling

0

.0

8

.2

7

.9

15

.4

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.0

0

.0

1

.0

School

0

.0

7

.2

7

.9

14

.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

23

.7

22

2.7

45

1.1

Forensic

0

.0

23

.7

23

2.8

46

1.1

Family psychology

0

.0

7

.2

18

2.2

25

.6

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

20

.6

24

3.0

44

1.1

Clinical health

0

.0

6

.2

20

2.5

26

.6

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

10

.3

10

1.2

20

.5

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

15

.5

26

3.2

41

1.0

Group psychology

0

.0

4

.1

5

.6

9

.2

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

4

.1

7

.9

11

.3

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

6

.2

6

.7

12

.3

Experimental hypnosis

0

.0

0

.0

3

.4

3

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

0

.0

1,958

60.1

305

37.7

2,263

55.6

Total

1

100.0

3,256

100.0

810

100.0

4,067

100.0

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