Division 7: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

Gender

Men

8

24.2

224

31.6

213

54.5

445

39.3

Women

24

72.7

480

67.8

178

45.5

682

60.2

Not specified

1

3.0

4

.6

0

.0

5

.4

Race/ethnicity

Asian

2

6.1

39

5.5

2

.5

43

3.8

Hispanic

0

.0

15

2.1

8

2.0

23

2.0

Black

0

.0

14

2.0

8

2.0

22

1.9

White

21

63.6

531

75.0

359

91.8

911

80.5

Other

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

7

1.0

0

.0

7

.6

Not specified

10

30.3

102

14.4

13

3.3

125

11.0

Age

Under 30

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

30 - 34

1

3.0

35

4.9

0

.0

36

3.2

35 - 39

4

12.1

71

10.0

0

.0

75

6.6

40 - 44

3

9.1

63

8.9

7

1.8

73

6.4

45 - 49

3

9.1

52

7.3

10

2.6

65

5.7

50 - 54

6

18.2

65

9.2

20

5.1

91

8.0

55 - 59

3

9.1

102

14.4

55

14.1

160

14.1

60 - 64

4

12.1

110

15.5

72

18.4

186

16.4

65 - 69

2

6.1

61

8.6

62

15.9

125

11.0

70 or older

3

9.1

108

15.3

149

38.1

260

23.0

Not specified

4

12.1

38

5.4

16

4.1

58

5.1

Mean

53.2

 

56.2

 

68.5

 

60.4

 

SD

13.3

 

14.8

 

12.3

 

15.1

 

Region

New England

5

15.2

66

9.3

35

9.0

106

9.4

Middle Atlantic

8

24.2

142

20.1

82

21.0

232

20.5

East North Central

2

6.1

86

12.1

59

15.1

147

13.0

West North Central

2

6.1

41

5.8

20

5.1

63

5.6

South Atlantic

1

3.0

122

17.2

78

19.9

201

17.8

East South Central

1

3.0

19

2.7

7

1.8

27

2.4

West South Central

2

6.1

29

4.1

15

3.8

46

4.1

Mountain

3

9.1

33

4.7

14

3.6

50

4.4

Pacific

6

18.2

116

16.4

63

16.1

185

16.3

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

4

.6

0

.0

4

.4

Canada

1

3.0

20

2.8

12

3.1

33

2.9

Other

2

6.1

30

4.2

6

1.5

38

3.4

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

10

30.3

651

91.9

382

97.7

1,043

92.1

Ed.D.

1

3.0

25

3.5

7

1.8

33

2.9

Psy.D.

0

.0

17

2.4

0

.0

17

1.5

M.D.

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

6.1

5

.7

2

.5

9

.8

Masters

15

45.5

7

1.0

0

.0

22

1.9

Not specified

5

15.2

2

.3

0

.0

7

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

6

18.2

48

6.8

0

.0

54

4.8

5 – 9

5

15.2

97

13.7

0

.0

102

9.0

10 – 14

4

12.1

81

11.4

5

1.3

90

8.0

15 – 19

5

15.2

71

10.0

17

4.3

93

8.2

20 - 24

2

6.1

77

10.9

16

4.1

95

8.4

25 or more

7

21.2

321

45.3

349

89.3

677

59.8

Not specified

4

12.1

13

1.8

4

1.0

21

1.9

Mean

15.8

 

23.8

 

39.4

 

29.1

 

SD

12.8

 

14.9

 

12.8

 

16.1

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

45

6.4

10

2.6

55

4.9

Clinical

3

9.1

95

13.4

38

9.7

136

12.0

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

5

.7

2

.5

7

.6

Counseling psychology

3

9.1

5

.7

2

.5

10

.9

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

.5

3

.3

Health

0

.0

11

1.6

1

.3

12

1.1

School

3

9.1

15

2.1

0

.0

18

1.6

Subtotal

9

27.3

179

25.3

56

14.3

244

21.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

7

1.0

10

2.6

17

1.5

Community

0

.0

4

.6

1

.3

5

.4

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

2

.5

2

.2

Developmental

8

24.2

347

49.0

239

61.1

594

52.5

Educational

1

3.0

24

3.4

14

3.6

39

3.4

Experimental

0

.0

3

.4

9

2.3

12

1.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

5

.7

3

.8

8

.7

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

3

.4

1

.3

4

.4

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.3

6

1.5

8

.7

Personality

0

.0

6

.8

5

1.3

11

1.0

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.5

2

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.1

3

.8

4

.4

Social

1

3.0

10

1.4

12

3.1

23

2.0

Subtotal

10

30.3

412

58.2

307

78.5

729

64.4

Other fields

Business or Management

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Education, Teaching

1

3.0

9

1.3

3

.8

13

1.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Nursing

1

3.0

0

.0

1

.3

2

.2

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

1

3.0

1

.1

1

.3

3

.3

Social Work

1

3.0

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Sociology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Special Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Speech & Hearing

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

1

3.0

2

.3

1

.3

4

.4

Other

3

9.1

17

2.4

9

2.3

29

2.6

Subtotal

8

24.2

43

6.1

17

4.3

68

6.0

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

3.0

28

4.0

8

2.0

37

3.3

Core science

11

33.3

407

57.5

308

78.8

726

64.1

Neither

15

45.5

199

28.1

64

16.4

278

24.6

Not specified

6

18.2

74

10.5

11

2.8

91

8.0

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

9

27.3

333

47.0

214

54.7

556

49.1

Working part time

4

12.1

42

5.9

16

4.1

62

5.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

8

1.1

3

.8

11

1.0

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.3

1

.3

3

.3

Not working and not seeking work

2

6.1

2

.3

1

.3

5

.4

Retired and not working

1

3.0

29

4.1

40

10.2

70

6.2

Retired and still working

1

3.0

11

1.6

18

4.6

30

2.7

Employed; status not known

0

.0

7

1.0

5

1.3

12

1.1

Not specified

16

48.5

274

38.7

93

23.8

383

33.8

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

9

27.3

231

32.6

103

26.3

343

30.3

Not licensed/unknown

24

72.7

477

67.4

288

73.7

789

69.7

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

3

33.3

198

59.5

169

79.0

370

66.5

Four-year colleges

1

11.1

25

7.5

3

1.4

29

5.2

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

21

6.3

17

7.9

38

6.8

Other academic settings

1

11.1

9

2.7

2

.9

12

2.2

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

7

2.1

4

1.9

11

2.0

Independent practice

2

22.2

30

9.0

3

1.4

35

6.3

Hospital

1

11.1

5

1.5

1

.5

7

1.3

Clinic

0

.0

3

.9

2

.9

5

.9

Other human service

1

11.1

4

1.2

0

.0

5

.9

Business & industry

0

.0

2

.6

1

.5

3

.5

Government

0

.0

12

3.6

2

.9

14

2.5

Other

0

.0

12

3.6

9

4.2

21

3.8

Not specified

0

.0

5

1.5

1

.5

6

1.1

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

44.4

238

71.5

167

78.0

409

73.6

Education

7

77.8

232

69.7

159

74.3

398

71.6

Health/mental health services

3

33.3

75

22.5

20

9.3

98

17.6

Educational services

3

33.3

77

23.1

12

5.6

92

16.5

Other applied psychology

2

22.2

56

16.8

23

10.7

81

14.6

Management/administration

2

22.2

152

45.6

113

52.8

267

48.0

Other activities

1

11.1

73

21.9

40

18.7

114

20.5

Not specified

1

11.1

49

14.7

43

20.1

93

16.7

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

103

30.9

114

53.3

217

39.0

Education

4

44.4

92

27.6

30

14.0

126

22.7

Mental Health Services

2

22.2

33

9.9

2

.9

37

6.7

Educational Services

1

11.1

12

3.6

2

.9

15

2.7

Applied Psychology

0

.0

8

2.4

1

.5

9

1.6

Management/administration

1

11.1

35

10.5

24

11.2

60

10.8

Other activities

0

.0

3

.9

1

.5

4

.7

Not specified

1

11.1

47

14.1

40

18.7

88

15.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

6.1

20

2.8

68

17.4

90

8.0

2. Teaching of Psychology

4

12.1

51

7.2

25

6.4

80

7.1

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

15

2.1

79

20.2

94

8.3

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

25

3.5

20

5.1

45

4.0

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

9

1.3

25

6.4

34

3.0

7. Developmental Psychology

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

8. Personality & Social

5

15.2

58

8.2

76

19.4

139

12.3

9. SPSSI

1

3.0

26

3.7

55

14.1

82

7.2

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

11

1.6

13

3.3

24

2.1

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

47

6.6

43

11.0

90

8.0

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

4

.6

4

1.0

8

.7

14. SIOP

0

.0

6

.8

7

1.8

13

1.1

15. Educational Psychology

5

15.2

61

8.6

60

15.3

126

11.1

16. School Psychology

3

9.1

25

3.5

13

3.3

41

3.6

17. Counseling Psychology

1

3.0

5

.7

7

1.8

13

1.1

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

3.0

2

.3

4

1.0

7

.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

3

.4

3

.8

6

.5

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

3.0

42

5.9

30

7.7

73

6.4

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

4

1.0

5

.4

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

1

3.0

5

.7

5

1.3

11

1.0

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

3

.4

2

.5

5

.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

1

3.0

7

1.0

12

3.1

20

1.8

25. Behavior Analysis

1

3.0

13

1.8

12

3.1

26

2.3

26. History of Psychology

3

9.1

10

1.4

21

5.4

34

3.0

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

12

1.7

15

3.8

27

2.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

10

1.4

7

1.8

17

1.5

29. Psychotherapy

1

3.0

17

2.4

7

1.8

25

2.2

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

5

.7

4

1.0

9

.8

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

3

.4

5

1.3

8

.7

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

4

.6

3

.8

7

.6

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

4

12.1

20

2.8

22

5.6

46

4.1

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

7

1.0

15

3.8

22

1.9

35. Psychology of Women

3

9.1

38

5.4

43

11.0

84

7.4

36. Psychology of Religion

2

6.1

23

3.2

5

1.3

30

2.7

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

7

21.2

48

6.8

45

11.5

100

8.8

38. Health Psychology

1

3.0

24

3.4

21

5.4

46

4.1

39. Psychoanalysis

1

3.0

15

2.1

9

2.3

25

2.2

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

3

9.1

39

5.5

12

3.1

54

4.8

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

3.0

19

2.7

11

2.8

31

2.7

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

22

3.1

4

1.0

26

2.3

43. Family Psychology

3

9.1

34

4.8

16

4.1

53

4.7

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

9

1.3

8

2.0

17

1.5

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

3.0

18

2.5

16

4.1

35

3.1

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

10

1.4

9

2.3

19

1.7

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

1

3.0

15

2.1

2

.5

18

1.6

48. Peace Psychology

2

6.1

9

1.3

8

2.0

19

1.7

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

2

.3

3

.8

5

.4

50. Addictions

1

3.0

9

1.3

6

1.5

16

1.4

51. Men & Masculinity

1

3.0

3

.4

2

.5

6

.5

52. International

2

6.1

12

1.7

26

6.6

40

3.5

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

4

12.1

68

9.6

23

5.9

95

8.4

54. Pediatric Psychology

3

9.1

35

4.9

20

5.1

58

5.1

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

5

.7

3

.8

8

.7

56. Trauma Psychology

2

6.1

7

1.0

4

1.0

13

1.1

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

8

24.2

269

38.0

79

20.2

356

31.4

Two

9

27.3

205

29.0

104

26.6

318

28.1

Three

4

12.1

115

16.2

74

18.9

193

17.0

Four or more

12

36.4

119

16.8

134

34.3

265

23.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

8

24.2

161

22.7

65

16.6

234

20.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

2

.3

12

3.1

14

1.2

School

0

.0

2

.3

1

.3

3

.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.2

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

2

.3

2

.5

4

.4

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

5

15.2

117

16.5

26

6.6

148

13.1

Total

33

100.0

708

100.0

391

100.0

1,132

100.0

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