Division 25: 2009 Demographics

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 25 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

Gender

Men

31

41.9

287

62.0

162

82.7

480

65.5

Women

43

58.1

176

38.0

34

17.3

253

34.5

Race/ethnicity

Asian

1

1.4

8

1.7

3

1.5

12

1.6

Hispanic

2

2.7

18

3.9

4

2.0

24

3.3

Black

3

4.1

6

1.3

1

.5

10

1.4

White

32

43.2

353

76.2

178

90.8

563

76.8

Other

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

1.4

0

.0

1

.5

2

.3

Not specified

35

47.3

77

16.6

9

4.6

121

16.5

Age

Under 30

5

6.8

0

.0

0

.0

5

.7

30 - 34

9

12.2

15

3.2

0

.0

24

3.3

35 - 39

9

12.2

40

8.6

1

.5

50

6.8

40 - 44

4

5.4

32

6.9

4

2.0

40

5.5

45 - 49

8

10.8

30

6.5

4

2.0

42

5.7

50 - 54

10

13.5

36

7.8

8

4.1

54

7.4

55 - 59

12

16.2

74

16.0

27

13.8

113

15.4

60 - 64

8

10.8

82

17.7

40

20.4

130

17.7

65 - 69

4

5.4

53

11.4

41

20.9

98

13.4

70 or older

4

5.4

77

16.6

66

33.7

147

20.1

Not specified

1

1.4

24

5.2

5

2.6

30

4.1

Mean

48.8

 

57.8

 

66.5

 

59.2

 

SD

13.2

 

13.3

 

10.4

 

13.6

 

Region

New England

10

13.5

58

12.5

13

6.6

81

11.1

Middle Atlantic

15

20.3

78

16.8

33

16.8

126

17.2

East North Central

6

8.1

56

12.1

21

10.7

83

11.3

West North Central

7

9.5

34

7.3

17

8.7

58

7.9

South Atlantic

13

17.6

89

19.2

54

27.6

156

21.3

East South Central

3

4.1

19

4.1

7

3.6

29

4.0

West South Central

3

4.1

21

4.5

11

5.6

35

4.8

Mountain

2

2.7

24

5.2

6

3.1

32

4.4

Pacific

11

14.9

67

14.5

26

13.3

104

14.2

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

3

.6

0

.0

3

.4

Canada

2

2.7

6

1.3

4

2.0

12

1.6

Other

2

2.7

8

1.7

4

2.0

14

1.9

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 25 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

25

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

9

12.2

407

87.9

192

98.0

608

82.9

Ed.D.

5

6.8

12

2.6

1

.5

18

2.5

Psy.D.

2

2.7

31

6.7

0

.0

33

4.5

M.D.

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

10

2.2

1

.5

11

1.5

Masters

58

78.4

0

.0

1

.5

59

8.0

Not specified

0

.0

2

.4

1

.5

3

.4

Years since degree

Less than 5

16

21.6

35

7.6

0

.0

51

7.0

5 – 9

17

23.0

50

10.8

2

1.0

69

9.4

10 – 14

9

12.2

44

9.5

2

1.0

55

7.5

15 – 19

7

9.5

28

6.0

4

2.0

39

5.3

20 – 24

5

6.8

45

9.7

10

5.1

60

8.2

25 or more

20

27.0

252

54.4

175

89.3

447

61.0

Not specified

0

.0

9

1.9

3

1.5

12

1.6

Mean

15.1

 

25.5

 

38.2

 

27.8

 

SD

12.0

 

13.9

 

10.7

 

14.7

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 25 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

28

6.0

3

1.5

31

4.2

Clinical

9

12.2

177

38.2

44

22.4

230

31.4

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling psychology

5

6.8

16

3.5

3

1.5

24

3.3

Geropsychology

0

.0

2

.4

1

.5

3

.4

Health

1

1.4

5

1.1

4

2.0

10

1.4

School

7

9.5

22

4.8

5

2.6

34

4.6

Subtotal

22

29.7

251

54.2

60

30.6

333

45.4

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Community

0

.0

1

.2

2

1.0

3

.4

Developmental

2

2.7

18

3.9

11

5.6

31

4.2

Educational

3

4.1

10

2.2

1

.5

14

1.9

Experimental

1

1.4

43

9.3

49

25.0

93

12.7

General/Methods & Systems

1

1.4

4

.9

3

1.5

8

1.1

Industrial/Organizational

4

5.4

11

2.4

3

1.5

18

2.5

Neurosciences

0

.0

5

1.1

2

1.0

7

1.0

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Physiological/Psychobiology

1

1.4

3

.6

4

2.0

8

1.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

.6

24

12.2

27

3.7

Social

0

.0

2

.4

1

.5

3

.4

Subtotal

12

16.2

101

21.8

101

51.5

214

29.2

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

1

1.4

8

1.7

2

1.0

11

1.5

Business or Management

2

2.7

2

.4

1

.5

5

.7

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Counseling

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

1

1.4

4

.9

0

.0

5

.7

Genetics

1

1.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Information Science

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

1

1.4

0

.0

1

.5

2

.3

Political Science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Rehabilitation

1

1.4

4

.9

1

.5

6

.8

Social/Behavioral Sciences

1

1.4

5

1.1

2

1.0

8

1.1

Social Work

0

.0

1

.2

2

1.0

3

.4

Special Education

2

2.7

5

1.1

2

1.0

9

1.2

Speech & Hearing

0

.0

3

.6

0

.0

3

.4

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Other

4

5.4

26

5.6

13

6.6

43

5.9

Subtotal

14

18.9

62

13.4

28

14.3

104

14.2

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

7

9.5

31

6.7

12

6.1

50

6.8

Core science

11

14.9

95

20.5

101

51.5

207

28.2

Neither

30

40.5

288

62.2

76

38.8

394

53.8

Not specified

26

35.1

49

10.6

7

3.6

82

11.2

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 25 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

23

31.1

194

41.9

110

56.1

327

44.6

Working part time

8

10.8

40

8.6

9

4.6

57

7.8

Postdoctoral study

2

2.7

6

1.3

1

.5

9

1.2

Not working and seeking work

3

4.1

1

.2

0

.0

4

.5

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.3

Retired and not working

0

.0

18

3.9

15

7.7

33

4.5

Retired and still working

2

2.7

10

2.2

7

3.6

19

2.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

4

.9

3

1.5

7

1.0

Not specified

36

48.6

188

40.6

51

26.0

275

37.5

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

19

25.7

290

62.6

79

40.3

388

52.9

Not licensed/unknown

55

74.3

173

37.4

117

59.7

345

47.1

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

3

13.0

51

26.3

73

66.4

127

38.8

Four-year colleges

1

4.3

5

2.6

2

1.8

8

2.4

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

11

5.7

18

16.4

29

8.9

Other academic settings

1

4.3

7

3.6

0

.0

8

2.4

Schools & other educational settings

4

17.4

13

6.7

1

.9

18

5.5

Independent practice

1

4.3

32

16.5

2

1.8

35

10.7

Hospital

0

.0

19

9.8

3

2.7

22

6.7

Clinic

1

4.3

3

1.5

1

.9

5

1.5

Other human service

6

26.1

18

9.3

2

1.8

26

8.0

Business & industry

0

.0

3

1.5

0

.0

3

.9

Government

2

8.7

7

3.6

2

1.8

11

3.4

Other

3

13.0

22

11.3

6

5.5

31

9.5

Not specified

1

4.3

3

1.5

0

.0

4

1.2

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

6

26.1

74

38.1

85

77.3

165

50.5

Education

9

39.1

88

45.4

80

72.7

177

54.1

Health/mental health services

13

56.5

113

58.2

28

25.5

154

47.1

Educational services

11

47.8

68

35.1

14

12.7

93

28.4

Other applied psychology

9

39.1

66

34.0

8

7.3

83

25.4

Management/administration

10

43.5

84

43.3

48

43.6

142

43.4

Other activities

8

34.8

34

17.5

18

16.4

60

18.3

Not specified

3

13.0

32

16.5

24

21.8

59

18.0

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

8.7

16

8.2

49

44.5

67

20.5

Education

5

21.7

35

18.0

19

17.3

59

18.0

Mental Health Services

5

21.7

68

35.1

4

3.6

77

23.5

Educational Services

3

13.0

12

6.2

2

1.8

17

5.2

Applied Psychology

1

4.3

5

2.6

1

.9

7

2.1

Management/administration

4

17.4

24

12.4

14

12.7

42

12.8

Other activities

0

.0

3

1.5

0

.0

3

.9

Not specified

3

13.0

31

16.0

21

19.1

55

16.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 25 Members by Membership Status, 2009

25

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

9

12.2

17

3.7

32

16.3

58

7.9

2. Teaching of Psychology

1

1.4

25

5.4

13

6.6

39

5.3

3. Experimental Psychology

2

2.7

21

4.5

54

27.6

77

10.5

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

1.4

8

1.7

8

4.1

17

2.3

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

1.4

15

3.2

42

21.4

58

7.9

7. Developmental Psychology

1

1.4

13

2.8

12

6.1

26

3.5

8. Personality & Social

14

18.9

16

3.5

12

6.1

42

5.7

9. SPSSI

0

.0

6

1.3

7

3.6

13

1.8

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

2

.4

3

1.5

5

.7

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

41

8.9

45

23.0

86

11.7

13. Consulting Psychology

1

1.4

5

1.1

3

1.5

9

1.2

14. SIOP

1

1.4

9

1.9

8

4.1

18

2.5

15. Educational Psychology

2

2.7

17

3.7

7

3.6

26

3.5

16. School Psychology

1

1.4

13

2.8

10

5.1

24

3.3

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

3

.6

6

3.1

9

1.2

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

7

1.5

8

4.1

15

2.0

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

2

.4

4

2.0

6

.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

7

1.5

11

5.6

18

2.5

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

3

.6

5

2.6

8

1.1

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

9

1.9

6

3.1

15

2.0

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

3

.6

5

2.6

8

1.1

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

4

.9

9

4.6

13

1.8

25. Behavior Analysis

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

26. History of Psychology

1

1.4

8

1.7

20

10.2

29

4.0

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

9

1.9

8

4.1

17

2.3

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

1.4

26

5.6

55

28.1

82

11.2

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

11

2.4

5

2.6

16

2.2

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

10

2.2

2

1.0

12

1.6

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

5

1.1

3

1.5

8

1.1

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

1

.2

2

1.0

3

.4

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

6

8.1

58

12.5

26

13.3

90

12.3

34. Population & Environmental

1

1.4

4

.9

4

2.0

9

1.2

35. Psychology of Women

2

2.7

7

1.5

7

3.6

16

2.2

36. Psychology of Religion

1

1.4

6

1.3

2

1.0

9

1.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

2

2.7

20

4.3

10

5.1

32

4.4

38. Health Psychology

1

1.4

35

7.6

25

12.8

61

8.3

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

3

.6

2

1.0

5

.7

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

6

8.1

28

6.0

6

3.1

40

5.5

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

11

2.4

7

3.6

18

2.5

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

29

6.3

5

2.6

34

4.6

43. Family Psychology

10

13.5

16

3.5

4

2.0

30

4.1

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

2

.4

5

2.6

7

1.0

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

2

2.7

2

.4

5

2.6

9

1.2

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

1

.2

3

1.5

4

.5

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

10

2.2

5

2.6

15

2.0

48. Peace Psychology

1

1.4

5

1.1

3

1.5

9

1.2

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

2

.4

3

1.5

5

.7

50. Addictions

0

.0

8

1.7

12

6.1

20

2.7

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

2

.4

3

1.5

5

.7

52. International

0

.0

4

.9

17

8.7

21

2.9

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

27

5.8

16

8.2

43

5.9

54. Pediatric Psychology

4

5.4

21

4.5

9

4.6

34

4.6

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

9

1.9

4

2.0

13

1.8

56. Trauma Psychology

2

2.7

5

1.1

7

3.6

14

1.9

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

38

51.4

177

38.2

27

13.8

242

33.0

Two

19

25.7

133

28.7

50

25.5

202

27.6

Three

7

9.5

75

16.2

41

20.9

123

16.8

Four or more

10

13.5

78

16.8

78

39.8

166

22.6

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

10

13.5

168

36.3

43

21.9

221

30.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

5

1.1

8

4.1

13

1.8

Counseling

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

School

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.3

Forensic

0

.0

1

.2

1

.5

2

.3

Family psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

6

1.3

9

4.6

15

2.0

Clinical health

0

.0

0

.0

1

.5

1

.1

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

1

.2

1

.5

2

.3

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

12

16.2

177

38.2

32

16.3

221

30.2

Total

74

100.0

463

100.0

196

100.0

733

100.0

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