Division 8: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

8

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

Gender

Men

92

50.5

1,055

57.2

495

74.0

1,642

60.9

Women

88

48.4

782

42.4

174

26.0

1,044

38.7

Not specified

2

1.1

8

.4

0

.0

10

.4

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

11

.6

0

.0

11

.4

Asian

13

7.1

86

4.7

12

1.8

111

4.1

Hispanic

6

3.3

34

1.8

4

.6

44

1.6

Black

9

4.9

31

1.7

10

1.5

50

1.9

White

89

48.9

1,352

73.3

622

93.0

2,063

76.5

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

11

.6

1

.1

12

.4

Not specified

65

35.7

320

17.3

20

3.0

405

15.0

Age

Under 30

6

3.3

10

.5

0

.0

16

.6

30 - 34

13

7.1

56

3.0

0

.0

69

2.6

35 - 39

10

5.5

141

7.6

2

.3

153

5.7

40 - 44

20

11.0

157

8.5

8

1.2

185

6.9

45 - 49

17

9.3

192

10.4

26

3.9

235

8.7

50 - 54

19

10.4

194

10.5

35

5.2

248

9.2

55 - 59

20

11.0

244

13.2

96

14.3

360

13.4

60 - 64

23

12.6

266

14.4

117

17.5

406

15.1

65 - 69

11

6.0

165

8.9

99

14.8

275

10.2

70 or older

32

17.6

299

16.2

261

39.0

592

22.0

Not specified

11

6.0

121

6.6

25

3.7

157

5.8

Mean

55.2

 

57.1

 

68.1

 

59.7

 

SD

15.6

 

14.4

 

12.1

 

14.8

 

Region

New England

14

7.7

136

7.4

64

9.6

214

7.9

Middle Atlantic

38

20.9

341

18.5

130

19.4

509

18.9

East North Central

18

9.9

260

14.1

91

13.6

369

13.7

West North Central

11

6.0

110

6.0

37

5.5

158

5.9

South Atlantic

21

11.5

273

14.8

97

14.5

391

14.5

East South Central

6

3.3

53

2.9

8

1.2

67

2.5

West South Central

8

4.4

97

5.3

25

3.7

130

4.8

Mountain

6

3.3

87

4.7

39

5.8

132

4.9

Pacific

34

18.7

284

15.4

129

19.3

447

16.6

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

4

.2

0

.0

4

.1

Canada

5

2.7

99

5.4

23

3.4

127

4.7

Other

21

11.5

101

5.5

26

3.9

148

5.5

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

33

18.1

1,639

88.8

657

98.2

2,329

86.4

Ed.D.

8

4.4

40

2.2

6

.9

54

2.0

Psy.D.

2

1.1

94

5.1

0

.0

96

3.6

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

1.1

44

2.4

6

.9

52

1.9

Master’s

126

69.2

20

1.1

0

.0

146

5.4

Baccalaureate/Associate

2

1.1

1

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Not specified

9

4.9

7

.4

0

.0

16

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

27

14.8

111

6.0

0

.0

138

5.1

5 - 9

24

13.2

189

10.2

1

.1

214

7.9

10 – 14

27

14.8

286

15.5

6

.9

319

11.8

15 – 19

19

10.4

232

12.6

21

3.1

272

10.1

20 – 24

18

9.9

174

9.4

39

5.8

231

8.6

25 or more

57

31.3

799

43.3

596

89.1

1,452

53.9

Not specified

10

5.5

54

2.9

6

.9

70

2.6

Mean

20.9

 

24.0

 

39.6

 

27.7

 

SD

15.9

 

14.7

 

12.3

 

15.8

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.5

10

.5

0

.0

11

.4

Clinical

29

15.9

424

23.0

99

14.8

552

20.5

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.2

1

.1

4

.1

Counseling psychology

10

5.5

92

5.0

15

2.2

117

4.3

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Forensic

3

1.6

8

.4

0

.0

11

.4

Geropsychology

1

.5

6

.3

3

.4

10

.4

Health

2

1.1

39

2.1

25

3.7

66

2.4

School

7

3.8

15

.8

1

.1

23

.9

Sport psychology

0

.0

2

.1

2

.3

4

.1

Subtotal

53

29.1

600

32.5

146

21.8

799

29.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

9

.5

5

.7

14

.5

Community

4

2.2

5

.3

6

.9

15

.6

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Developmental

6

3.3

51

2.8

31

4.6

88

3.3

Educational

3

1.6

36

2.0

9

1.3

48

1.8

Environmental

0

.0

4

.2

11

1.6

15

.6

Experimental

1

.5

17

.9

3

.4

21

.8

General/Methods & Systems

4

2.2

12

.7

9

1.3

25

.9

Industrial/Organizational

21

11.5

114

6.2

29

4.3

164

6.1

Neurosciences

0

.0

2

.1

3

.4

5

.2

Personality

5

2.7

86

4.7

56

8.4

147

5.5

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

.5

23

1.2

10

1.5

34

1.3

Social

22

12.1

520

28.2

284

42.5

826

30.6

Subtotal

67

36.8

883

47.9

458

68.5

1,408

52.2

Other fields

Anthropology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

5

.3

2

.3

7

.3

Business or Management

3

1.6

18

1.0

5

.7

26

1.0

Cognitive science

1

.5

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

11

.6

1

.1

12

.4

Computer Science

1

.5

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Counseling

2

1.1

4

.2

0

.0

6

.2

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Criminology/Criminal Justice

3

1.6

3

.2

1

.1

7

.3

Economics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Education, Teaching

4

2.2

12

.7

3

.4

19

.7

Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Epidemiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Genetics

2

1.1

0

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Law

0

.0

4

.2

0

.0

4

.1

Medicine

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Nursing

0

.0

2

.1

1

.1

3

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

13

.7

9

1.3

22

.8

Political Science

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Public Admin

1

.5

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Public Health

0

.0

5

.3

1

.1

6

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

2

1.1

11

.6

2

.3

15

.6

Social Work

4

2.2

2

.1

1

.1

7

.3

Sociology

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Special Education

1

.5

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Other

5

2.7

56

3.0

29

4.3

90

3.3

Subtotal

29

15.9

170

9.2

57

8.5

256

9.5

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

32

17.6

181

9.8

68

10.2

281

10.4

Core science

48

26.4

800

43.4

435

65.0

1,283

47.6

Neither

69

37.9

672

36.4

158

23.6

899

33.3

Not specified

33

18.1

192

10.4

8

1.2

233

8.6

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

44

24.2

819

44.4

363

54.3

1,226

45.5

Working part time

17

9.3

94

5.1

33

4.9

144

5.3

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

4

.2

4

.6

8

.3

Not working and seeking work

3

1.6

5

.3

1

.1

9

.3

Not working and not seeking work

3

1.6

6

.3

0

.0

9

.3

Retired and not working

6

3.3

80

4.3

78

11.7

164

6.1

Retired and still working

3

1.6

27

1.5

32

4.8

62

2.3

Employed; status not known

2

1.1

19

1.0

9

1.3

30

1.1

Not specified

104

57.1

791

42.9

149

22.3

1,044

38.7

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

40

22.0

580

31.4

175

26.2

795

29.5

Not licensed/unknown

142

78.0

1,265

68.6

494

73.8

1,901

70.5

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

8

18.2

392

47.9

260

71.6

660

53.8

Four-year colleges

3

6.8

83

10.1

18

5.0

104

8.5

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

27

3.3

22

6.1

49

4.0

Other academic settings

2

4.5

32

3.9

5

1.4

39

3.2

Schools & other educational settings

1

2.3

11

1.3

4

1.1

16

1.3

Independent practice

7

15.9

89

10.9

5

1.4

101

8.2

Hospital

1

2.3

25

3.1

8

2.2

34

2.8

Clinic

3

6.8

12

1.5

1

.3

16

1.3

Other human service

5

11.4

25

3.1

2

.6

32

2.6

Business & industry

4

9.1

10

1.2

2

.6

16

1.3

Government

3

6.8

37

4.5

8

2.2

48

3.9

Other

6

13.6

65

7.9

25

6.9

96

7.8

Not specified

1

2.3

11

1.3

3

.8

15

1.2

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

19

43.2

536

65.4

271

74.7

826

67.4

Education

17

38.6

536

65.4

255

70.2

808

65.9

Health/mental health services

14

31.8

195

23.8

28

7.7

237

19.3

Educational services

11

25.0

124

15.1

33

9.1

168

13.7

Other applied psychology

15

34.1

183

22.3

52

14.3

250

20.4

Management/administration

15

34.1

386

47.1

173

47.7

574

46.8

Other activities

14

31.8

179

21.9

65

17.9

258

21.0

Not specified

9

20.5

144

17.6

79

21.8

232

18.9

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

9.1

212

25.9

171

47.1

387

31.6

Education

10

22.7

253

30.9

57

15.7

320

26.1

Mental Health Services

8

18.2

111

13.6

7

1.9

126

10.3

Educational Services

2

4.5

7

.9

0

.0

9

.7

Applied Psychology

3

6.8

23

2.8

5

1.4

31

2.5

Management/administration

4

9.1

73

8.9

37

10.2

114

9.3

Other activities

4

9.1

7

.9

5

1.4

16

1.3

Not specified

9

20.5

133

16.2

81

22.3

223

18.2

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

15

8.2

94

5.1

138

20.6

247

9.2

2. Teaching of Psychology

6

3.3

157

8.5

69

10.3

232

8.6

3. Experimental Psychology

1

.5

13

.7

69

10.3

83

3.1

5. Evaluation & Measurement

2

1.1

76

4.1

53

7.9

131

4.9

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

.5

6

.3

16

2.4

23

.9

7. Developmental Psychology

5

2.7

58

3.1

76

11.4

139

5.2

8. Personality & Social

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

9. SPSSI

8

4.4

197

10.7

251

37.5

456

16.9

10. Psychology & the Arts

2

1.1

36

2.0

23

3.4

61

2.3

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

96

5.2

90

13.5

186

6.9

13. Consulting Psychology

4

2.2

43

2.3

25

3.7

72

2.7

14. SIOP

10

5.5

129

7.0

67

10.0

206

7.6

15. Educational Psychology

12

6.6

76

4.1

53

7.9

141

5.2

16. School Psychology

6

3.3

17

.9

6

.9

29

1.1

17. Counseling Psychology

7

3.8

50

2.7

22

3.3

79

2.9

18. Psychologists in Public Service

2

1.1

25

1.4

9

1.3

36

1.3

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

.5

12

.7

13

1.9

26

1.0

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

.5

53

2.9

37

5.5

91

3.4

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

8

.4

9

1.3

17

.6

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

2

1.1

14

.8

8

1.2

24

.9

23. Consumer Psychology

3

1.6

49

2.7

26

3.9

78

2.9

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

3

1.6

43

2.3

34

5.1

80

3.0

25. Behavior Analysis

14

7.7

16

.9

12

1.8

42

1.6

26. History of Psychology

2

1.1

26

1.4

49

7.3

77

2.9

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

20

1.1

38

5.7

58

2.2

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

3

1.6

20

1.1

10

1.5

33

1.2

29. Psychotherapy

8

4.4

75

4.1

27

4.0

110

4.1

30. Psychological Hypnosis

3

1.6

22

1.2

12

1.8

37

1.4

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

11

.6

16

2.4

27

1.0

32. Humanistic Psychology

1

.5

33

1.8

17

2.5

51

1.9

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

.5

8

.4

5

.7

14

.5

34. Population & Environmental

5

2.7

37

2.0

55

8.2

97

3.6

35. Psychology of Women

4

2.2

110

6.0

84

12.6

198

7.3

36. Psychology of Religion

4

2.2

64

3.5

19

2.8

87

3.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

6

3.3

19

1.0

15

2.2

40

1.5

38. Health Psychology

3

1.6

139

7.5

103

15.4

245

9.1

39. Psychoanalysis

1

.5

39

2.1

14

2.1

54

2.0

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

7

3.8

48

2.6

10

1.5

65

2.4

41. Psychology-Law Society

1

.5

72

3.9

37

5.5

110

4.1

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

77

4.2

17

2.5

94

3.5

43. Family Psychology

17

9.3

54

2.9

19

2.8

90

3.3

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

16

.9

21

3.1

37

1.4

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

3

1.6

28

1.5

26

3.9

57

2.1

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

21

1.1

19

2.8

40

1.5

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

27

1.5

10

1.5

37

1.4

48. Peace Psychology

3

1.6

33

1.8

39

5.8

75

2.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

4

2.2

37

2.0

14

2.1

55

2.0

50. Addictions

3

1.6

32

1.7

16

2.4

51

1.9

51. Men & Masculinity

1

.5

16

.9

11

1.6

28

1.0

52. International

0

.0

30

1.6

76

11.4

106

3.9

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

23

1.2

7

1.0

30

1.1

54. Pediatric Psychology

5

2.7

14

.8

8

1.2

27

1.0

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

12

.7

4

.6

16

.6

56. Trauma Psychology

2

1.1

20

1.1

18

2.7

40

1.5

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

87

47.8

689

37.3

62

9.3

838

31.1

Two

48

26.4

567

30.7

169

25.3

784

29.1

Three

21

11.5

310

16.8

147

22.0

478

17.7

Four or more

26

14.3

279

15.1

291

43.5

596

22.1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

33

18.1

390

21.1

102

15.2

525

19.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

13

.7

19

2.8

32

1.2

Counseling

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

.3

3

.1

School

0

.0

3

.2

1

.1

4

.1

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

1

.1

2

.3

3

.1

Family psychology

0

.0

2

.1

1

.1

3

.1

Clinical health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

3

.4

4

.1

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

14

7.7

296

16.0

37

5.5

347

12.9

Total

182

100.0

1,845

100.0

669

100.0

2,696

100.0

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