Division 2: 2009

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

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

Gender

Men

51

47.2

583

47.4

212

74.9

846

52.2

Women

57

52.8

645

52.5

71

25.1

773

47.7

Not specified

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

4

.3

2

.7

6

.4

Asian

1

.9

22

1.8

12

4.2

35

2.2

Hispanic

0

.0

28

2.3

6

2.1

34

2.1

Black

0

.0

30

2.4

3

1.1

33

2.0

White

86

79.6

974

79.3

252

89.0

1,312

81.0

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

14

1.1

1

.4

15

.9

Not specified

21

19.4

157

12.8

7

2.5

185

11.4

Age

Under 30

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

30 - 34

3

2.8

47

3.8

0

.0

50

3.1

35 - 39

5

4.6

109

8.9

5

1.8

119

7.3

40 - 44

10

9.3

127

10.3

6

2.1

143

8.8

45 - 49

13

12.0

128

10.4

7

2.5

148

9.1

50 - 54

10

9.3

145

11.8

24

8.5

179

11.0

55 - 59

24

22.2

182

14.8

40

14.1

246

15.2

60 - 64

14

13.0

190

15.5

64

22.6

268

16.5

65 - 69

12

11.1

124

10.1

40

14.1

176

10.9

70 or older

15

13.9

118

9.6

95

33.6

228

14.1

Not specified

2

1.9

56

4.6

2

.7

60

3.7

Mean

57.0

 

54.8

 

66.2

 

57.0

 

SD

12.1

 

13.0

 

12.9

 

13.6

 

Region

New England

5

4.6

101

8.2

27

9.5

133

8.2

Middle Atlantic

22

20.4

258

21.0

42

14.8

322

19.9

East North Central

18

16.7

187

15.2

39

13.8

244

15.1

West North Central

13

12.0

129

10.5

24

8.5

166

10.2

South Atlantic

13

12.0

206

16.8

59

20.8

278

17.2

East South Central

4

3.7

54

4.4

5

1.8

63

3.9

West South Central

5

4.6

83

6.8

18

6.4

106

6.5

Mountain

4

3.7

53

4.3

21

7.4

78

4.8

Pacific

20

18.5

111

9.0

40

14.1

171

10.6

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

.9

4

.3

1

.4

6

.4

Canada

3

2.8

24

2.0

4

1.4

31

1.9

Other

0

.0

19

1.5

3

1.1

22

1.4

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

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

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

28

25.9

1,130

91.9

281

99.3

1,439

88.8

Ed.D.

4

3.7

38

3.1

2

.7

44

2.7

Psy.D.

0

.0

36

2.9

0

.0

36

2.2

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

16

1.3

0

.0

16

1.0

Master’s

72

66.7

5

.4

0

.0

77

4.8

Baccalaureate/Associate

2

1.9

0

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Not specified

2

1.9

4

.3

0

.0

6

.4

Years since degree

Less than 5

6

5.6

60

4.9

0

.0

66

4.1

5 - 9

7

6.5

160

13.0

3

1.1

170

10.5

10 - 14

15

13.9

176

14.3

8

2.8

199

12.3

15 - 19

19

17.6

159

12.9

9

3.2

187

11.5

20 - 24

17

15.7

153

12.4

19

6.7

189

11.7

25 or more

42

38.9

499

40.6

244

86.2

785

48.5

Not specified

2

1.9

22

1.8

0

.0

24

1.5

Mean

23.0

 

22.4

 

37.2

 

25.1

 

SD

12.1

 

12.9

 

12.7

 

14.0

 

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

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

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.9

8

.7

2

.7

11

.7

Clinical

8

7.4

253

20.6

44

15.5

305

18.8

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

.3

1

.4

5

.3

Counseling psychology

16

14.8

84

6.8

14

4.9

114

7.0

Forensic

0

.0

5

.4

0

.0

5

.3

Geropsychology

0

.0

6

.5

2

.7

8

.5

Health

1

.9

23

1.9

3

1.1

27

1.7

School

0

.0

16

1.3

2

.7

18

1.1

Subtotal

26

24.1

399

32.5

68

24.0

493

30.4

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

44

3.6

10

3.5

54

3.3

Community

1

.9

5

.4

4

1.4

10

.6

Comparative

0

.0

6

.5

4

1.4

10

.6

Developmental

7

6.5

120

9.8

16

5.7

143

8.8

Educational

9

8.3

53

4.3

14

4.9

76

4.7

Environmental

0

.0

1

.1

2

.7

3

.2

Experimental

4

3.7

92

7.5

43

15.2

139

8.6

General/Methods & Systems

13

12.0

44

3.6

17

6.0

74

4.6

Industrial/Organizational

4

3.7

38

3.1

6

2.1

48

3.0

Neurosciences

2

1.9

12

1.0

2

.7

16

1.0

Personality

0

.0

18

1.5

3

1.1

21

1.3

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

17

1.4

5

1.8

22

1.4

Psychopharmacology

1

.9

0

.0

1

.4

2

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

.9

15

1.2

10

3.5

26

1.6

Social

2

1.9

156

12.7

46

16.3

204

12.6

Subtotal

44

40.7

621

50.5

183

64.7

848

52.3

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Business or Management

1

.9

3

.2

2

.7

6

.4

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Computer Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

4

3.7

1

.1

0

.0

5

.3

Counselor Education

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Economics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

13

12.0

53

4.3

7

2.5

73

4.5

Engineering

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Epidemiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Genetics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Industrial Relations

1

.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

1

.9

2

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

5

.4

1

.4

6

.4

Theology/Religion

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Other

3

2.8

16

1.3

18

6.4

37

2.3

Subtotal

24

22.2

93

7.6

30

10.6

147

9.1

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

19

17.6

128

10.4

22

7.8

169

10.4

Core science

40

37.0

589

47.9

175

61.8

804

49.6

Neither

35

32.4

396

32.2

84

29.7

515

31.8

Not specified

14

13.0

116

9.4

2

.7

132

8.1

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

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

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

52

48.1

698

56.8

172

60.8

922

56.9

Working part time

8

7.4

38

3.1

17

6.0

63

3.9

Postdoctoral study

1

.9

2

.2

1

.4

4

.2

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Not working and not seeking work

1

.9

0

.0

1

.4

2

.1

Retired and not working

4

3.7

41

3.3

37

13.1

82

5.1

Retired and still working

1

.9

17

1.4

9

3.2

27

1.7

Employed; status not known

0

.0

6

.5

1

.4

7

.4

Not specified

41

38.0

425

34.6

45

15.9

511

31.5

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

14

13.0

364

29.6

86

30.4

464

28.6

Not licensed/unknown

94

87.0

865

70.4

197

69.6

1,156

71.4

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

15

28.8

360

51.6

114

66.3

489

53.0

Four-year colleges

5

9.6

197

28.2

29

16.9

231

25.1

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

5

.7

4

2.3

9

1.0

Other academic settings

17

32.7

77

11.0

4

2.3

98

10.6

Schools & other educational settings

4

7.7

11

1.6

1

.6

16

1.7

Independent practice

2

3.8

9

1.3

6

3.5

17

1.8

Hospital

4

7.7

3

.4

2

1.2

9

1.0

Clinic

1

1.9

2

.3

2

1.2

5

.5

Other human service

0

.0

12

1.7

0

.0

12

1.3

Business & industry

1

1.9

2

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Government

1

1.9

6

.9

1

.6

8

.9

Other

1

1.9

10

1.4

9

5.2

20

2.2

Not specified

1

1.9

4

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

17

32.7

492

70.5

120

69.8

629

68.2

Education

42

80.8

614

88.0

137

79.7

793

86.0

Health/mental health services

10

19.2

129

18.5

19

11.0

158

17.1

Educational services

11

21.2

154

22.1

19

11.0

184

20.0

Other applied psychology

14

26.9

132

18.9

33

19.2

179

19.4

Management/administration

21

40.4

337

48.3

91

52.9

449

48.7

Other activities

18

34.6

176

25.2

44

25.6

238

25.8

Not specified

10

19.2

67

9.6

27

15.7

104

11.3

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

1.9

27

3.9

28

16.3

56

6.1

Education

29

55.8

498

71.3

80

46.5

607

65.8

Mental Health Services

3

5.8

16

2.3

3

1.7

22

2.4

Educational Services

2

3.8

8

1.1

0

.0

10

1.1

Applied Psychology

2

3.8

5

.7

2

1.2

9

1.0

Management/administration

4

7.7

76

10.9

29

16.9

109

11.8

Other activities

1

1.9

3

.4

3

1.7

7

.8

Not specified

10

19.2

65

9.3

27

15.7

102

11.1

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 2 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

14

13.0

84

6.8

110

38.9

208

12.8

2. Teaching of Psychology

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

51

4.1

68

24.0

119

7.3

5. Evaluation & Measurement

3

2.8

38

3.1

23

8.1

64

4.0

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

.9

28

2.3

27

9.5

56

3.5

7. Developmental Psychology

4

3.7

51

4.1

25

8.8

80

4.9

8. Personality & Social

6

5.6

157

12.8

69

24.4

232

14.3

9. SPSSI

5

4.6

49

4.0

60

21.2

114

7.0

10. Psychology & the Arts

3

2.8

22

1.8

10

3.5

35

2.2

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

73

5.9

38

13.4

111

6.9

13. Consulting Psychology

3

2.8

10

.8

15

5.3

28

1.7

14. SIOP

3

2.8

45

3.7

14

4.9

62

3.8

15. Educational Psychology

10

9.3

81

6.6

41

14.5

132

8.1

16. School Psychology

1

.9

18

1.5

8

2.8

27

1.7

17. Counseling Psychology

3

2.8

51

4.1

21

7.4

75

4.6

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

5

.4

4

1.4

9

.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

.9

6

.5

6

2.1

13

.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

.9

53

4.3

21

7.4

75

4.6

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

5

.4

11

3.9

16

1.0

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

.9

15

1.2

5

1.8

21

1.3

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

7

.6

8

2.8

15

.9

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

26

2.1

18

6.4

44

2.7

25. Behavior Analysis

1

.9

25

2.0

13

4.6

39

2.4

26. History of Psychology

4

3.7

56

4.6

63

22.3

123

7.6

27. Community Psychology

3

2.8

18

1.5

15

5.3

36

2.2

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

3

2.8

16

1.3

5

1.8

24

1.5

29. Psychotherapy

2

1.9

28

2.3

14

4.9

44

2.7

30. Psychological Hypnosis

1

.9

8

.7

3

1.1

12

.7

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

5

.4

14

4.9

19

1.2

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

1.9

18

1.5

7

2.5

27

1.7

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

7

.6

4

1.4

11

.7

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

9

.7

13

4.6

22

1.4

35. Psychology of Women

3

2.8

109

8.9

41

14.5

153

9.4

36. Psychology of Religion

4

3.7

59

4.8

19

6.7

82

5.1

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

2

1.9

8

.7

16

5.7

26

1.6

38. Health Psychology

5

4.6

56

4.6

24

8.5

85

5.2

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

20

1.6

5

1.8

25

1.5

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

47

3.8

11

3.9

58

3.6

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

.9

36

2.9

13

4.6

50

3.1

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

26

2.1

13

4.6

39

2.4

43. Family Psychology

3

2.8

16

1.3

5

1.8

24

1.5

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

2

1.9

25

2.0

10

3.5

37

2.3

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

2

1.9

41

3.3

18

6.4

61

3.8

46. Media Psychology

1

.9

10

.8

14

4.9

25

1.5

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

2

1.9

26

2.1

7

2.5

35

2.2

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

20

1.6

20

7.1

40

2.5

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

1

.9

7

.6

7

2.5

15

.9

50. Addictions

0

.0

13

1.1

4

1.4

17

1.0

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

15

1.2

11

3.9

26

1.6

52. International

2

1.9

31

2.5

54

19.1

87

5.4

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

.9

20

1.6

11

3.9

32

2.0

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

13

1.1

6

2.1

19

1.2

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

8

.7

5

1.8

13

.8

56. Trauma Psychology

1

.9

13

1.1

9

3.2

23

1.4

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

58

53.7

392

31.9

20

7.1

470

29.0

Two

28

25.9

443

36.0

48

17.0

519

32.0

Three

12

11.1

194

15.8

51

18.0

257

15.9

Four or more

10

9.3

200

16.3

164

58.0

374

23.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

21

19.4

270

22.0

70

24.7

361

22.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

11

.9

14

4.9

25

1.5

Counseling

0

.0

0

.0

2

.7

2

.1

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.4

2

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Forensic

0

.0

1

.1

2

.7

3

.2

Family psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

1

.1

3

1.1

4

.2

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

5

4.6

176

14.3

22

7.8

203

12.5

Total

108

100.0

1,229

100.0

283

100.0

1,620

100.0

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