Division 3: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

Gender

Men

4

66.7

190

67.4

467

79.7

661

75.6

Women

2

33.3

88

31.2

119

20.3

209

23.9

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.4

0

.0

4

.5

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

4

.7

4

.5

Asian

2

33.3

13

4.6

10

1.7

25

2.9

Hispanic

0

.0

8

2.8

6

1.0

14

1.6

Black

1

16.7

1

.4

3

.5

5

.6

White

3

50.0

238

84.4

538

91.8

779

89.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Not specified

0

.0

22

7.8

24

4.1

46

5.3

Age

30 - 34

1

16.7

16

5.7

0

.0

17

1.9

35 - 39

0

.0

20

7.1

6

1.0

26

3.0

40 - 44

0

.0

18

6.4

16

2.7

34

3.9

45 - 49

1

16.7

20

7.1

15

2.6

36

4.1

50 - 54

0

.0

28

9.9

25

4.3

53

6.1

55 - 59

2

33.3

28

9.9

73

12.5

103

11.8

60 - 64

0

.0

44

15.6

86

14.7

130

14.9

65 - 69

1

16.7

25

8.9

73

12.5

99

11.3

70 or older

1

16.7

70

24.8

270

46.1

341

39.0

Not specified

0

.0

13

4.6

22

3.8

35

4.0

Mean

56.3

 

59.4

 

69.5

 

66.2

 

SD

15.7

 

15.4

 

13.2

 

14.8

 

Region

New England

0

.0

35

12.4

50

8.5

85

9.7

Middle Atlantic

0

.0

46

16.3

118

20.1

164

18.8

East North Central

0

.0

27

9.6

71

12.1

98

11.2

West North Central

1

16.7

31

11.0

31

5.3

63

7.2

South Atlantic

1

16.7

43

15.2

121

20.6

165

18.9

East South Central

0

.0

12

4.3

20

3.4

32

3.7

West South Central

0

.0

20

7.1

31

5.3

51

5.8

Mountain

0

.0

12

4.3

31

5.3

43

4.9

Pacific

2

33.3

36

12.8

72

12.3

110

12.6

Canada

0

.0

6

2.1

31

5.3

37

4.2

Other

2

33.3

14

5.0

10

1.7

26

3.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

3

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

2

33.3

278

98.6

574

98.0

854

97.7

Ed.D.

0

.0

0

.0

2

.3

2

.2

M.D.

0

.0

0

.0

3

.5

3

.3

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

2

.7

6

1.0

8

.9

Masters

3

50.0

1

.4

0

.0

4

.5

Not specified

1

16.7

1

.4

1

.2

3

.3

Years since degree

Less than 5

1

16.7

13

4.6

0

.0

14

1.6

5 - 9

1

16.7

26

9.2

3

.5

30

3.4

10 - 14

1

16.7

24

8.5

13

2.2

38

4.3

15 – 19

0

.0

24

8.5

21

3.6

45

5.1

20 – 24

1

16.7

26

9.2

15

2.6

42

4.8

25 or more

2

33.3

165

58.5

527

89.9

694

79.4

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.4

7

1.2

11

1.3

Mean

16.0

 

29.0

 

41.3

 

37.2

 

SD

11.3

 

15.3

 

13.2

 

15.1

 

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

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Clinical

1

16.7

5

1.8

20

3.4

26

3.0

Clinical neuropsychology

1

16.7

1

.4

1

.2

3

.3

Counseling psychology

0

.0

1

.4

3

.5

4

.5

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Forensic

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.2

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

5

.9

5

.6

Health

0

.0

2

.7

2

.3

4

.5

School

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

2

33.3

13

4.6

31

5.3

46

5.3

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

1

16.7

69

24.5

123

21.0

193

22.1

Comparative

0

.0

1

.4

14

2.4

15

1.7

Developmental

0

.0

4

1.4

44

7.5

48

5.5

Educational

0

.0

3

1.1

15

2.6

18

2.1

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

3

.5

3

.3

Experimental

0

.0

117

41.5

176

30.0

293

33.5

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

6

2.1

8

1.4

14

1.6

Industrial/Organizational

1

16.7

3

1.1

5

.9

9

1.0

Neurosciences

0

.0

6

2.1

34

5.8

40

4.6

Personality

0

.0

1

.4

8

1.4

9

1.0

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

10

3.5

29

4.9

39

4.5

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

4

1.4

10

1.7

14

1.6

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

3

1.1

12

2.0

15

1.7

Social

0

.0

5

1.8

25

4.3

30

3.4

Subtotal

2

33.3

232

82.3

506

86.3

740

84.7

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Business or Management

0

.0

3

1.1

1

.2

4

.5

Cognitive science

0

.0

2

.7

8

1.4

10

1.1

Education, Teaching

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

2

.2

Linguistics

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

2

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.4

3

.5

4

.5

Speech & Hearing

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Statistics

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

2

.2

Other

0

.0

7

2.5

20

3.4

27

3.1

Subtotal

0

.0

19

6.7

37

6.3

56

6.4

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

16.7

7

2.5

13

2.2

21

2.4

Core science

1

16.7

235

83.3

514

87.7

750

85.8

Neither

2

33.3

22

7.8

47

8.0

71

8.1

Not specified

2

33.3

18

6.4

12

2.0

32

3.7

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

5

83.3

141

50.0

314

53.6

460

52.6

Working part time

0

.0

11

3.9

21

3.6

32

3.7

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

2

.7

3

.5

5

.6

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.1

Retired and not working

0

.0

30

10.6

84

14.3

114

13.0

Retired and still working

0

.0

7

2.5

28

4.8

35

4.0

Employed; status not known

0

.0

4

1.4

3

.5

7

.8

Not specified

1

16.7

86

30.5

133

22.7

220

25.2

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

2

33.3

35

12.4

69

11.8

106

12.1

Not licensed/unknown

4

66.7

247

87.6

517

88.2

768

87.9

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

40.0

87

61.7

225

71.7

314

68.3

Four-year colleges

0

.0

20

14.2

16

5.1

36

7.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

5

3.5

19

6.1

24

5.2

Other academic settings

0

.0

5

3.5

4

1.3

9

2.0

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.2

Independent practice

0

.0

4

2.8

11

3.5

15

3.3

Hospital

0

.0

1

.7

5

1.6

6

1.3

Clinic

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.0

3

.7

Other human service

1

20.0

3

2.1

4

1.3

8

1.7

Business & industry

0

.0

2

1.4

0

.0

2

.4

Government

1

20.0

4

2.8

8

2.5

13

2.8

Other

1

20.0

6

4.3

16

5.1

23

5.0

Not specified

0

.0

3

2.1

3

1.0

6

1.3

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

40.0

113

80.1

233

74.2

348

75.7

Education

4

80.0

103

73.0

219

69.7

326

70.9

Health/mental health services

1

20.0

9

6.4

9

2.9

19

4.1

Educational services

1

20.0

22

15.6

15

4.8

38

8.3

Other applied psychology

1

20.0

21

14.9

27

8.6

49

10.7

Management/administration

3

60.0

74

52.5

172

54.8

249

54.1

Other activities

3

60.0

22

15.6

50

15.9

75

16.3

Not specified

1

20.0

18

12.8

69

22.0

88

19.1

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

20.0

35

24.8

162

51.6

198

43.0

Education

2

40.0

64

45.4

42

13.4

108

23.5

Mental Health Services

0

.0

1

.7

2

.6

3

.7

Educational Services

0

.0

5

3.5

1

.3

6

1.3

Applied Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Management/administration

1

20.0

17

12.1

33

10.5

51

11.1

Other activities

0

.0

1

.7

1

.3

2

.4

Not specified

1

20.0

18

12.8

72

22.9

91

19.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

1

16.7

49

17.4

185

31.6

235

26.9

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

51

18.1

68

11.6

119

13.6

3. Experimental Psychology

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

16.7

11

3.9

27

4.6

39

4.5

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

45

16.0

160

27.3

205

23.5

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

15

5.3

79

13.5

94

10.8

8. Personality & Social

1

16.7

13

4.6

69

11.8

83

9.5

9. SPSSI

0

.0

5

1.8

40

6.8

45

5.1

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

7

2.5

20

3.4

27

3.1

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

24

4.1

25

2.9

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

3

1.1

5

.9

8

.9

14. SIOP

0

.0

7

2.5

16

2.7

23

2.6

15. Educational Psychology

2

33.3

11

3.9

55

9.4

68

7.8

16. School Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

4

.7

5

.6

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

7

1.2

8

.9

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

1

.4

5

.9

6

.7

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

3

1.1

14

2.4

17

1.9

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

21

7.4

68

11.6

89

10.2

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

21

7.4

37

6.3

58

6.6

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

5

1.8

3

.5

8

.9

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

8

2.8

12

2.0

20

2.3

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

4

1.4

21

3.6

25

2.9

25. Behavior Analysis

2

33.3

21

7.4

54

9.2

77

8.8

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

19

6.7

84

14.3

103

11.8

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

7

1.2

8

.9

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

19

6.7

53

9.0

72

8.2

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

2

.7

7

1.2

9

1.0

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

2

.7

3

.5

5

.6

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

1

.4

9

1.5

10

1.1

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

2

.7

5

.9

7

.8

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

2

.7

9

1.5

11

1.3

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

2

.7

10

1.7

12

1.4

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

8

2.8

31

5.3

39

4.5

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

7

2.5

7

1.2

14

1.6

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

2

.7

6

1.0

8

.9

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

6

2.1

26

4.4

32

3.7

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

3

1.1

3

.5

6

.7

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

1

16.7

12

4.3

27

4.6

40

4.6

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

5

1.8

15

2.6

20

2.3

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

4

1.4

8

1.4

12

1.4

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

3

.5

4

.5

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

2

.7

5

.9

7

.8

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

16.7

3

1.1

11

1.9

15

1.7

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

9

1.5

10

1.1

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

4

1.4

7

1.2

11

1.3

48. Peace Psychology

0

.0

2

.7

13

2.2

15

1.7

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

1

.4

4

.7

5

.6

50. Addictions

0

.0

1

.4

6

1.0

7

.8

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

1

.4

7

1.2

8

.9

52. International

0

.0

6

2.1

37

6.3

43

4.9

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

1

.4

6

1.0

7

.8

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

2

.7

5

.9

7

.8

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

1

.4

3

.5

4

.5

56. Trauma Psychology

1

16.7

1

.4

12

2.0

14

1.6

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

2

33.3

94

33.3

117

20.0

213

24.4

Two

1

16.7

96

34.0

140

23.9

237

27.1

Three

2

33.3

39

13.8

122

20.8

163

18.6

Four or more

1

16.7

53

18.8

207

35.3

261

29.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

1

16.7

31

11.0

63

10.8

95

10.9

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

0

.0

5

.9

5

.6

Counseling

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.3

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

0

.0

7

2.5

10

1.7

17

1.9

Total

6

100.0

282

100.0

586

100.0

874

100.0

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