Division 8: 2010

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 8 Members, 2010

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

161

100.0

1,750

100.0

671

100.0

2,582

100.0

Gender

Men

87

54.0

1,005

57.4

496

73.9

1,588

61.5

Women

73

45.3

738

42.2

175

26.1

986

38.2

Not specified

1

.6

7

.4

0

.0

8

.3

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

8

.5

0

.0

8

.3

Asian

10

6.2

84

4.8

13

1.9

107

4.1

Hispanic

5

3.1

34

1.9

6

.9

45

1.7

Black

8

5.0

32

1.8

10

1.5

50

1.9

White

84

52.2

1,310

74.9

626

93.3

2,020

78.2

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

11

.6

1

.1

12

.5

Not specified

54

33.5

271

15.5

15

2.2

340

13.2

Age

Under 30

5

3.1

7

.4

0

.0

12

.5

30 - 34

8

5.0

49

2.8

0

.0

57

2.2

35 - 39

12

7.5

124

7.1

3

.4

139

5.4

40 - 44

13

8.1

170

9.7

5

.7

188

7.3

45 - 49

16

9.9

183

10.5

31

4.6

230

8.9

50 - 54

15

9.3

179

10.2

35

5.2

229

8.9

55 - 59

15

9.3

200

11.4

80

11.9

295

11.4

60 - 64

20

12.4

259

14.8

123

18.3

402

15.6

65 - 69

13

8.1

174

9.9

102

15.2

289

11.2

70 or older

35

21.7

297

17.0

270

40.2

602

23.3

Not specified

9

5.6

108

6.2

22

3.3

139

5.4

Mean

56.6

57.5

68.3

60.3

SD

16.0

14.5

12.2

14.8

Region

New England

14

8.7

130

7.4

64

9.5

208

8.1

Middle Atlantic

33

20.5

333

19.0

125

18.6

491

19.0

East North Central

14

8.7

237

13.5

95

14.2

346

13.4

West North Central

11

6.8

102

5.8

38

5.7

151

5.8

South Atlantic

17

10.6

260

14.9

96

14.3

373

14.4

East South Central

6

3.7

46

2.6

9

1.3

61

2.4

West South Central

6

3.7

96

5.5

25

3.7

127

4.9

Mountain

5

3.1

90

5.1

37

5.5

132

5.1

Pacific

31

19.3

262

15.0

131

19.5

424

16.4

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Canada

2

1.2

78

4.5

20

3.0

100

3.9

Other

22

13.7

114

6.5

31

4.6

167

6.5

Source: 2010 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 8 Members, 2010

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

161

100.0

1,750

100.0

671

100.0

2,582

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

30

18.6

1,554

88.8

659

98.2

2,243

86.9

Ed.D.

7

4.3

38

2.2

6

.9

51

2.0

Psy.D.

0

.0

83

4.7

0

.0

83

3.2

M.D.

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

1.2

50

2.9

5

.7

57

2.2

Masters

112

69.6

17

1.0

1

.1

130

5.0

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

.6

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Not specified

9

5.6

6

.3

0

.0

15

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

19

11.8

78

4.5

0

.0

97

3.8

5 – 9

25

15.5

190

10.9

1

.1

216

8.4

10 – 14

25

15.5

256

14.6

7

1.0

288

11.2

15 – 19

13

8.1

231

13.2

23

3.4

267

10.3

20 – 24

14

8.7

176

10.1

45

6.7

235

9.1

25 or more

56

34.8

772

44.1

591

88.1

1,419

55.0

Not specified

9

5.6

47

2.7

4

.6

60

2.3

Mean

22.1

24.6

39.9

28.5

SD

16.4

14.7

12.4

15.8

Source: 2010 APA Directory.Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 8 Members, 2010

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

Total

160

100.0

1,744

100.0

671

100.0

2,575

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.6

11

.6

0

.0

12

.5

Clinical

26

16.1

379

21.7

96

14.3

501

19.4

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.2

1

.1

4

.2

Counseling psychology

9

5.6

79

4.5

15

2.2

103

4.0

Family Psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Forensic

2

1.2

7

.4

0

.0

9

.3

Geropsychology

1

.6

5

.3

4

.6

10

.4

Health

2

1.2

34

1.9

25

3.7

61

2.4

School

6

3.7

16

.9

1

.1

23

.9

Sport psychology

0

.0

2

.1

2

.3

4

.2

Subtotal

47

29.2

537

30.7

144

21.5

728

28.2

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

8

.5

5

.7

13

.5

Community

5

3.1

4

.2

6

.9

15

.6

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Developmental

5

3.1

44

2.5

32

4.8

81

3.1

Educational

2

1.2

32

1.8

9

1.3

43

1.7

Engineering psychology/ Human factors

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Environmental

0

.0

3

.2

11

1.6

14

.5

Evolutionary psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Experimental

1

.6

16

.9

3

.4

20

.8

General/Methods & Systems

4

2.5

8

.5

9

1.3

21

.8

Industrial/Organizational

20

12.4

104

5.9

28

4.2

152

5.9

Neurosciences

0

.0

3

.2

3

.4

6

.2

Personality

5

3.1

81

4.6

54

8.0

140

5.4

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

.6

22

1.3

10

1.5

33

1.3

Social

18

11.2

514

29.4

289

43.1

821

31.8

Subtotal

61

37.9

845

48.3

461

68.7

1,367

52.9

Other fields

Anthropology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

6

.3

2

.3

8

.3

Business or Management

2

1.2

18

1.0

5

.7

25

1.0

Cognitive science

1

.6

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

9

.5

0

.0

9

.3

Computer Science

1

.6

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Counseling

2

1.2

3

.2

0

.0

5

.2

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Criminology/Criminal Justice

2

1.2

3

.2

1

.1

6

.2

Economics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Education, Teaching

3

1.9

15

.9

3

.4

21

.8

Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Epidemiology

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Genetics

2

1.2

0

.0

0

.0

2

.1

Law

0

.0

4

.2

0

.0

4

.2

Medicine

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Nursing

0

.0

2

.1

1

.1

3

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

14

.8

8

1.2

22

.9

Political Science

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Public Health

0

.0

4

.2

1

.1

5

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

2

1.2

12

.7

3

.4

17

.7

Social Work

3

1.9

3

.2

1

.1

7

.3

Sociology

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Special Education

1

.6

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Other

8

5.0

62

3.5

30

4.5

100

3.9

Subtotal

27

16.8

178

10.2

57

8.5

262

10.1

Science designation

General science

31

19.3

170

9.7

68

10.1

269

10.4

Core science

42

26.1

772

44.1

439

65.4

1,253

48.5

Neither

62

38.5

618

35.3

155

23.1

835

32.3

Not specified

26

16.1

190

10.9

9

1.3

225

8.7

Source: 2010 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 8 Members, 2010

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

161

100.0

1,750

100.0

671

100.0

2,582

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

41

25.5

803

45.9

371

55.3

1,215

47.1

Working part time

15

9.3

92

5.3

33

4.9

140

5.4

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

4

.2

4

.6

8

.3

Not working and seeking work

2

1.2

4

.2

1

.1

7

.3

Not working and not seeking work

2

1.2

6

.3

0

.0

8

.3

Retired and not working

6

3.7

75

4.3

77

11.5

158

6.1

Retired and still working

3

1.9

26

1.5

31

4.6

60

2.3

Employed; status not known

2

1.2

19

1.1

9

1.3

30

1.2

Not specified

90

55.9

721

41.2

145

21.6

956

37.0

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

35

21.7

523

29.9

166

24.7

724

28.0

Not licensed/unknown

126

78.3

1,227

70.1

505

75.3

1,858

72.0

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

8

19.5

402

50.1

273

73.6

683

56.2

Four-year colleges

2

4.9

88

11.0

18

4.9

108

8.9

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

23

2.9

22

5.9

45

3.7

Other academic settings

2

4.9

35

4.4

5

1.3

42

3.5

Schools & other educational settings

1

2.4

9

1.1

4

1.1

14

1.2

Independent practice

7

17.1

78

9.7

5

1.3

90

7.4

Hospital

1

2.4

25

3.1

8

2.2

34

2.8

Clinic

3

7.3

11

1.4

1

.3

15

1.2

Other human service

4

9.8

23

2.9

2

.5

29

2.4

Business & industry

4

9.8

11

1.4

2

.5

17

1.4

Government

2

4.9

33

4.1

5

1.3

40

3.3

Other

6

14.6

56

7.0

23

6.2

85

7.0

Not specified

1

2.4

9

1.1

3

.8

13

1.1

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

18

43.9

545

67.9

283

76.3

846

69.6

Education

16

39.0

540

67.2

267

72.0

823

67.7

Health/mental health services

14

34.1

178

22.2

28

7.5

220

18.1

Educational services

11

26.8

116

14.4

32

8.6

159

13.1

Other applied psychology

15

36.6

179

22.3

51

13.7

245

20.2

Management/administration

14

34.1

392

48.8

179

48.2

585

48.1

Other employment activities

13

31.7

184

22.9

64

17.3

261

21.5

Not specified

7

17.1

116

14.4

74

19.9

197

16.2

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

9.8

219

27.3

180

48.5

403

33.2

Education

9

22.0

256

31.9

57

15.4

322

26.5

Mental Health Services

8

19.5

102

12.7

7

1.9

117

9.6

Educational Services

2

4.9

6

.7

0

.0

8

.7

Applied Psychology

3

7.3

22

2.7

4

1.1

29

2.4

Management/administration

3

7.3

72

9.0

40

10.8

115

9.5

Other activities

4

9.8

6

.7

5

1.3

15

1.2

Not specified

8

19.5

120

14.9

78

21.0

206

17.0

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 8 Members, 2010

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

13

8.1

81

4.6

132

19.7

226

8.8

2. Teaching of Psychology

6

3.7

163

9.3

66

9.8

235

9.1

3. Experimental Psychology

1

.6

11

.6

65

9.7

77

3.0

5. Evaluation & Measurement

2

1.2

76

4.3

57

8.5

135

5.2

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

1

.6

4

.2

15

2.2

20

.8

7. Developmental Psychology

4

2.5

49

2.8

74

11.0

127

4.9

8. Personality & Social

161

100.0

1,750

100.0

671

100.0

2,582

100.0

9. SPSSI

9

5.6

192

11.0

252

37.6

453

17.5

10. Psychology & the Arts

2

1.2

35

2.0

21

3.1

58

2.2

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

87

5.0

88

13.1

175

6.8

13. Consulting Psychology

4

2.5

44

2.5

19

2.8

67

2.6

14. SIOP

10

6.2

131

7.5

63

9.4

204

7.9

15. Educational Psychology

12

7.5

65

3.7

50

7.5

127

4.9

16. School Psychology

6

3.7

16

.9

6

.9

28

1.1

17. Counseling Psychology

7

4.3

45

2.6

20

3.0

72

2.8

18. Psychologists in Public Service

1

.6

22

1.3

8

1.2

31

1.2

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

.6

11

.6

13

1.9

25

1.0

20. Adult Development & Aging

1

.6

52

3.0

39

5.8

92

3.6

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

9

.5

8

1.2

17

.7

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

2

1.2

12

.7

7

1.0

21

.8

23. Consumer Psychology

3

1.9

50

2.9

24

3.6

77

3.0

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

3

1.9

39

2.2

32

4.8

74

2.9

25. Behavior Analysis

12

7.5

15

.9

11

1.6

38

1.5

26. History of Psychology

2

1.2

24

1.4

47

7.0

73

2.8

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

18

1.0

35

5.2

53

2.1

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

2

1.2

19

1.1

9

1.3

30

1.2

29. Psychotherapy

8

5.0

70

4.0

27

4.0

105

4.1

30. Psychological Hypnosis

3

1.9

23

1.3

11

1.6

37

1.4

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

10

.6

14

2.1

24

.9

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

1.2

30

1.7

15

2.2

47

1.8

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

.6

8

.5

5

.7

14

.5

34. Environmental, Population, and Conservation Psychology

2

1.2

37

2.1

54

8.0

93

3.6

35. Psychology of Women

4

2.5

107

6.1

83

12.4

194

7.5

36. Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality

4

2.5

57

3.3

19

2.8

80

3.1

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

6

3.7

19

1.1

13

1.9

38

1.5

38. Health Psychology

3

1.9

128

7.3

103

15.4

234

9.1

39. Psychoanalysis

1

.6

35

2.0

14

2.1

50

1.9

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

7

4.3

36

2.1

10

1.5

53

2.1

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

66

3.8

37

5.5

103

4.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

64

3.7

16

2.4

80

3.1

43. Family Psychology

16

9.9

52

3.0

18

2.7

86

3.3

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

22

1.3

21

3.1

43

1.7

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

3

1.9

33

1.9

25

3.7

61

2.4

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

23

1.3

18

2.7

41

1.6

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

25

1.4

11

1.6

36

1.4

48. Peace Psychology

3

1.9

31

1.8

41

6.1

75

2.9

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

4

2.5

31

1.8

18

2.7

53

2.1

50. Addiction Psychology

3

1.9

31

1.8

17

2.5

51

2.0

51. Men & Masculinity

1

.6

13

.7

10

1.5

24

.9

52. International

0

.0

28

1.6

68

10.1

96

3.7

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

21

1.2

6

.9

27

1.0

54. Pediatric Psychology

5

3.1

10

.6

6

.9

21

.8

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

11

.6

4

.6

15

.6

56. Trauma Psychology

1

.6

19

1.1

17

2.5

37

1.4

Number of divisions

One

73

45.3

648

37.0

66

9.8

787

30.5

Two

43

26.7

539

30.8

175

26.1

757

29.3

Three

21

13.0

299

17.1

146

21.8

466

18.0

Four or more

24

14.9

264

15.1

284

42.3

572

22.2

Number belonging to state associations

31

19.3

352

20.1

94

14.0

477

18.5

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

.2

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

2

.3

2

.1

Family psychology

0

.0

2

.1

1

.1

3

.1

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.1

3

.4

4

.2

ABPH Clinical hypnosis

0

.0

1

.1

1

.1

2

.1

Paid the 2010 practice assessment

8

5.0

251

14.3

30

4.5

289

11.2

Total

161

100.0

1,750

100.0

671

100.0

2,582

100.0

Source: 2010 APA Directory.  Compiled by Center for Workforce Studies.