Division 6: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

19

100.0

194

100.0

284

100.0

497

100.0

Gender

Men

6

31.6

119

61.3

225

79.2

350

70.4

Women

13

68.4

73

37.6

59

20.8

145

29.2

Not specified

0

.0

2

1.0

0

.0

2

.4

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Asian

0

.0

6

3.1

2

.7

8

1.6

Hispanic

0

.0

4

2.1

6

2.1

10

2.0

Black

0

.0

2

1.0

4

1.4

6

1.2

White

7

36.8

124

63.9

259

91.2

390

78.5

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

0

.0

2

.7

2

.4

Not specified

12

63.2

58

29.9

10

3.5

80

16.1

Age

Under 30

1

5.3

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

30 - 34

3

15.8

7

3.6

1

.4

11

2.2

35 - 39

1

5.3

12

6.2

1

.4

14

2.8

40 - 44

2

10.5

14

7.2

5

1.8

21

4.2

45 - 49

2

10.5

18

9.3

13

4.6

33

6.6

50 - 54

2

10.5

18

9.3

3

1.1

23

4.6

55 - 59

4

21.1

16

8.2

27

9.5

47

9.5

60 - 64

1

5.3

27

13.9

31

10.9

59

11.9

65 - 69

2

10.5

26

13.4

44

15.5

72

14.5

70 or older

1

5.3

45

23.2

152

53.5

198

39.8

Not specified

0

.0

11

5.7

7

2.5

18

3.6

Mean

49.7

 

59.8

 

71.0

 

65.8

 

SD

14.6

 

15.0

 

12.5

 

15.0

 

Region

New England

0

.0

14

7.2

33

11.6

47

9.5

Middle Atlantic

4

21.1

33

17.0

51

18.0

88

17.7

East North Central

4

21.1

21

10.8

30

10.6

55

11.1

West North Central

1

5.3

15

7.7

14

4.9

30

6.0

South Atlantic

4

21.1

33

17.0

65

22.9

102

20.5

East South Central

0

.0

5

2.6

8

2.8

13

2.6

West South Central

2

10.5

10

5.2

21

7.4

33

6.6

Mountain

1

5.3

10

5.2

11

3.9

22

4.4

Pacific

2

10.5

35

18.0

29

10.2

66

13.3

Canada

0

.0

4

2.1

15

5.3

19

3.8

Other

1

5.3

14

7.2

7

2.5

22

4.4

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

19

100.0

194

100.0

284

100.0

497

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

1

5.3

170

87.6

277

97.5

448

90.1

EdD

0

.0

2

1.0

1

.4

3

.6

PsyD

0

.0

17

8.8

0

.0

17

3.4

MD

0

.0

1

.5

3

1.1

4

.8

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

4

2.1

1

.4

5

1.0

Masters

18

94.7

0

.0

0

.0

18

3.6

Not specified

0

.0

0

.0

2

.7

2

.4

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

5

26.3

13

6.7

0

.0

18

3.6

5 - 9

3

15.8

21

10.8

1

.4

25

5.0

10 - 14

1

5.3

22

11.3

4

1.4

27

5.4

15 - 19

3

15.8

20

10.3

11

3.9

34

6.8

20 - 24

1

5.3

14

7.2

9

3.2

24

4.8

25 or more

6

31.6

100

51.5

258

90.8

364

73.2

Not specified

0

.0

4

2.1

1

.4

5

1.0

Mean

18.3

 

26.6

 

42.4

 

35.4

 

SD

15.2

 

16.1

 

12.3

 

16.3

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

19

100.0

194

100.0

284

100.0

497

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Behavior analysis

0

.0

1

.5

2

.7

3

.6

Child clinical

0

.0

2

1.0

0

.0

2

.4

Clinical

1

5.3

35

18.0

20

7.0

56

11.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

2.1

6

2.1

10

2.0

Counseling psychology

1

5.3

2

1.0

0

.0

3

.6

Family

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Forensic

0

.0

1

.5

1

.4

2

.4

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Health

1

5.3

4

2.1

7

2.5

12

2.4

School

1

5.3

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Subtotal

4

21.1

51

26.3

36

12.7

91

18.3

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

5

2.6

7

2.5

12

2.4

Comparative

0

.0

10

5.2

23

8.1

33

6.6

Developmental

1

5.3

5

2.6

11

3.9

17

3.4

Educational

0

.0

2

1.0

0

.0

2

.4

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Evolutionary psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Experimental

1

5.3

23

11.9

60

21.1

84

16.9

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

1.0

1

.4

3

.6

Industrial/Organizational

1

5.3

1

.5

0

.0

2

.4

Neurosciences

0

.0

22

11.3

40

14.1

62

12.5

Personality

0

.0

1

.5

2

.7

3

.6

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

19

9.8

52

18.3

71

14.3

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

1.0

19

6.7

21

4.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

5.3

0

.0

1

.4

2

.4

Social

0

.0

2

1.0

3

1.1

5

1.0

Subtotal

4

21.1

94

48.5

221

77.8

319

64.2

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.1

3

.6

Business or Management

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Computer Science

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Counseling

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Education, Teaching

0

.0

1

.5

2

.7

3

.6

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Public Health

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.2

Social Work

1

5.3

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Other

0

.0

5

2.6

12

4.2

17

3.4

Subtotal

1

5.3

9

4.6

22

7.7

32

6.4

Science designation

                 

General science

2

10.5

7

3.6

13

4.6

22

4.4

Core science

3

15.8

94

48.5

222

78.2

319

64.2

Neither

4

21.1

53

27.3

44

15.5

101

20.3

Not specified

10

52.6

40

20.6

5

1.8

55

11.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

19

100.0

194

100.0

284

100.0

497

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

3

15.8

76

39.2

163

57.4

242

48.7

Working part time

0

.0

2

1.0

15

5.3

17

3.4

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

2

1.0

4

1.4

6

1.2

Not working and not seeking work

1

5.3

1

.5

0

.0

2

.4

Retired and not working

0

.0

12

6.2

31

10.9

43

8.7

Retired and still working

1

5.3

5

2.6

12

4.2

18

3.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

4

2.1

4

1.4

8

1.6

Not specified

14

73.7

92

47.4

55

19.4

161

32.4

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

2

10.5

65

33.5

61

21.5

128

25.8

Not licensed/unknown

17

89.5

129

66.5

223

78.5

369

74.2

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

33.3

33

43.4

106

65.0

140

57.9

Four-year colleges

0

.0

10

13.2

7

4.3

17

7.0

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

6

7.9

19

11.7

25

10.3

Other academic settings

0

.0

1

1.3

1

.6

2

.8

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

1

1.3

1

.6

2

.8

Independent practice

1

33.3

12

15.8

5

3.1

18

7.4

Hospital

0

.0

3

3.9

7

4.3

10

4.1

Clinic

0

.0

2

2.6

0

.0

2

.8

Other human service

0

.0

2

2.6

2

1.2

4

1.7

Business & industry

1

33.3

1

1.3

0

.0

2

.8

Government

0

.0

3

3.9

5

3.1

8

3.3

Other

0

.0

1

1.3

9

5.5

10

4.1

Not specified

0

.0

1

1.3

1

.6

2

.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

66.7

46

60.5

130

79.8

178

73.6

Education

1

33.3

47

61.8

121

74.2

169

69.8

Health/mental health services

0

.0

24

31.6

15

9.2

39

16.1

Educational services

1

33.3

12

15.8

12

7.4

25

10.3

Other applied psychology

1

33.3

11

14.5

4

2.5

16

6.6

Management/administration

3

100.0

31

40.8

90

55.2

124

51.2

Other employment activities

2

66.7

7

9.2

33

20.2

42

17.4

Not specified

0

.0

12

15.8

28

17.2

40

16.5

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

33.3

15

19.7

80

49.1

96

39.7

Education

0

.0

20

26.3

29

17.8

49

20.2

Mental Health Services

0

.0

18

23.7

2

1.2

20

8.3

Educational Services

0

.0

1

1.3

1

.6

2

.8

Applied Psychology

0

.0

1

1.3

0

.0

1

.4

Management/administration

2

66.7

9

11.8

18

11.0

29

12.0

Other activities

0

.0

0

.0

1

.6

1

.4

Not specified

0

.0

12

15.8

32

19.6

44

18.2

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