Division 3: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

213

100.0

530

100.0

748

100.0

Gender

Men

4

80.0

144

67.6

416

78.5

564

75.4

Women

1

20.0

65

30.5

114

21.5

180

24.1

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.9

0

.0

4

.5

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

3

.6

3

.4

Asian

2

40.0

11

5.2

6

1.1

19

2.5

Hispanic

0

.0

4

1.9

7

1.3

11

1.5

Black

1

20.0

1

.5

4

.8

6

.8

White

2

40.0

174

81.7

493

93.0

669

89.4

Not specified

0

.0

23

10.8

17

3.2

40

5.3

Age

30 - 34

1

20.0

3

1.4

1

.2

5

.7

35 - 39

0

.0

17

8.0

3

.6

20

2.7

40 - 44

0

.0

11

5.2

8

1.5

19

2.5

45 - 49

0

.0

12

5.6

21

4.0

33

4.4

50 - 54

1

20.0

17

8.0

14

2.6

32

4.3

55 - 59

0

.0

11

5.2

42

7.9

53

7.1

60 - 64

1

20.0

32

15.0

79

14.9

112

15.0

65 - 69

1

20.0

28

13.1

65

12.3

94

12.6

70 or older

1

20.0

73

34.3

282

53.2

356

47.6

Not specified

0

.0

9

4.2

15

2.8

24

3.2

Mean

59.0

 

63.7

 

71.3

 

69.1

 

SD

17.6

 

15.8

 

13.2

 

14.4

 

Region

New England

0

.0

26

12.2

44

8.3

70

9.4

Middle Atlantic

0

.0

32

15.0

102

19.2

134

17.9

East North Central

0

.0

29

13.6

63

11.9

92

12.3

West North Central

0

.0

20

9.4

29

5.5

49

6.6

South Atlantic

1

20.0

33

15.5

112

21.1

146

19.5

East South Central

0

.0

8

3.8

18

3.4

26

3.5

West South Central

0

.0

13

6.1

36

6.8

49

6.6

Mountain

0

.0

9

4.2

24

4.5

33

4.4

Pacific

2

40.0

31

14.6

65

12.3

98

13.1

Canada

0

.0

3

1.4

26

4.9

29

3.9

Other

2

40.0

9

4.2

11

2.1

22

2.9

Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 2: Demographic Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

5

100.0

213

100.0

530

100.0

748

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

2

40.0

209

98.1

518

97.7

729

97.5

EdD

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

MD

0

.0

0

.0

3

.6

3

.4

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

3

1.4

6

1.1

9

1.2

Masters

2

40.0

1

.5

0

.0

3

.4

Not specified

1

20.0

0

.0

2

.4

3

.4

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

0

.0

4

1.9

0

.0

4

.5

5 - 9

2

40.0

16

7.5

1

.2

19

2.5

10 - 14

1

20.0

10

4.7

10

1.9

21

2.8

15 - 19

0

.0

18

8.5

16

3.0

34

4.5

20 - 24

1

20.0

14

6.6

20

3.8

35

4.7

25 or more

1

20.0

147

69.0

476

89.8

624

83.4

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.9

7

1.3

11

1.5

Mean

16.2

 

33.6

 

43.2

 

40.3

 

SD

10.1

 

15.6

 

13.2

 

14.7

 
Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

5

100.0

213

100.0

530

100.0

748

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Behavior analysis

0

.0

2

.9

2

.4

4

.5

Clinical

1

20.0

5

2.3

18

3.4

24

3.2

Clinical neuropsychology

1

20.0

1

.5

2

.4

4

.5

Counseling psychology

0

.0

1

.5

2

.4

3

.4

Forensic

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.1

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

6

1.1

6

.8

Health

0

.0

2

.9

2

.4

4

.5

School

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

2

40.0

13

6.1

32

6.0

47

6.3

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

1

20.0

50

23.5

111

20.9

162

21.7

Comparative

0

.0

3

1.4

16

3.0

19

2.5

Developmental

0

.0

3

1.4

41

7.7

44

5.9

Educational

0

.0

4

1.9

11

2.1

15

2.0

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Evolutionary psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Experimental

0

.0

85

39.9

157

29.6

242

32.4

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

4

1.9

7

1.3

11

1.5

Industrial/Organizational

1

20.0

1

.5

3

.6

5

.7

Neurosciences

0

.0

6

2.8

29

5.5

35

4.7

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

7

1.3

7

.9

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

5

2.3

22

4.2

27

3.6

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

1.4

10

1.9

13

1.7

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

3

1.4

11

2.1

14

1.9

Social

0

.0

2

.9

19

3.6

21

2.8

Subtotal

2

40.0

169

79.3

446

84.2

617

82.5

Other fields

Business or Management

0

.0

2

.9

1

.2

3

.4

Cognitive science

0

.0

2

.9

7

1.3

9

1.2

Education, Teaching

0

.0

2

.9

1

.2

3

.4

Linguistics

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

3

.6

3

.4

Speech & Hearing

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Statistics

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Other

0

.0

8

3.8

26

4.9

34

4.5

Subtotal

0

.0

16

7.5

42

7.9

58

7.8

Science designation

                 

General science

1

20.0

5

2.3

13

2.5

19

2.5

Core science

1

20.0

171

80.3

454

85.7

626

83.7

Neither

2

40.0

22

10.3

53

10.0

77

10.3

Not specified

1

20.0

15

7.0

10

1.9

26

3.5

Source: 2012 APA Directory. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 3 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

5

100.0

213

100.0

530

100.0

748

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

4

80.0

105

49.3

299

56.4

408

54.5

Working part time

0

.0

8

3.8

20

3.8

28

3.7

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

1

.5

4

.8

5

.7

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.1

Retired and not working

0

.0

24

11.3

70

13.2

94

12.6

Retired and still working

0

.0

7

3.3

27

5.1

34

4.5

Employed; status not known

0

.0

3

1.4

3

.6

6

.8

Not specified

1

20.0

64

30.0

107

20.2

172

23.0

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

1

20.0

30

14.1

59

11.1

90

12.0

Not licensed/unknown

4

80.0

183

85.9

471

88.9

658

88.0

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

50.0

61

58.1

217

72.6

280

68.6

Four-year colleges

0

.0

17

16.2

15

5.0

32

7.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

4

3.8

21

7.0

25

6.1

Other academic settings

0

.0

4

3.8

3

1.0

7

1.7

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

1

1.0

0

.0

1

.2

Independent practice

0

.0

3

2.9

8

2.7

11

2.7

Hospital

0

.0

1

1.0

5

1.7

6

1.5

Clinic

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.0

3

.7

Other human service

0

.0

1

1.0

3

1.0

4

1.0

Business & industry

0

.0

2

1.9

0

.0

2

.5

Government

1

25.0

5

4.8

5

1.7

11

2.7

Other

1

25.0

3

2.9

16

5.4

20

4.9

Not specified

0

.0

3

2.9

3

1.0

6

1.5

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

50.0

82

78.1

236

78.9

320

78.4

Education

3

75.0

74

70.5

220

73.6

297

72.8

Health/mental health services

0

.0

7

6.7

11

3.7

18

4.4

Educational services

0

.0

18

17.1

18

6.0

36

8.8

Other applied psychology

0

.0

15

14.3

25

8.4

40

9.8

Management/administration

2

50.0

54

51.4

170

56.9

226

55.4

Other employment activities

2

50.0

16

15.2

52

17.4

70

17.2

Not specified

1

25.0

15

14.3

51

17.1

67

16.4

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

25.0

23

21.9

161

53.8

185

45.3

Education

2

50.0

50

47.6

43

14.4

95

23.3

Mental Health Services

0

.0

1

1.0

2

.7

3

.7

Educational Services

0

.0

5

4.8

1

.3

6

1.5

Applied Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Management/administration

0

.0

10

9.5

32

10.7

42

10.3

Other activities

0

.0

1

1.0

1

.3

2

.5

Not specified

1

25.0

15

14.3

58

19.4

74

18.1

Source: 2012 APA Directory and 2010 Employment Update, supplemented with earlier surveys. Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.