Division 17: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

66

100.0

1,618

100.0

367

100.0

2,051

100.0

Gender

Men

25

37.9

784

48.5

220

59.9

1,029

50.2

Women

40

60.6

834

51.5

147

40.1

1,021

49.8

Not specified

1

1.5

0

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

6

.4

1

.3

7

.3

Asian

1

1.5

77

4.8

22

6.0

100

4.9

Hispanic

1

1.5

42

2.6

20

5.4

63

3.1

Black

2

3.0

72

4.4

25

6.8

99

4.8

White

33

50.0

1,069

66.1

287

78.2

1,389

67.7

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

21

1.3

4

1.1

25

1.2

Not specified

29

43.9

331

20.5

8

2.2

368

17.9

Age

Under 30

4

6.1

7

.4

0

.0

11

.5

30 - 34

10

15.2

134

8.3

1

.3

145

7.1

35 - 39

4

6.1

139

8.6

4

1.1

147

7.2

40 - 44

6

9.1

143

8.8

16

4.4

165

8.0

45 - 49

4

6.1

151

9.3

31

8.4

186

9.1

50 - 54

3

4.5

129

8.0

29

7.9

161

7.8

55 - 59

7

10.6

185

11.4

54

14.7

246

12.0

60 - 64

8

12.1

225

13.9

64

17.4

297

14.5

65 - 69

6

9.1

196

12.1

53

14.4

255

12.4

70 or older

12

18.2

263

16.3

108

29.4

383

18.7

Not specified

2

3.0

46

2.8

7

1.9

55

2.7

Mean

54.0

 

55.8

 

64.3

 

57.3

 

SD

18.7

 

14.8

 

13.6

 

15.1

 

Region

New England

2

3.0

91

5.6

16

4.4

109

5.3

Middle Atlantic

17

25.8

229

14.2

47

12.8

293

14.3

East North Central

10

15.2

283

17.5

63

17.2

356

17.4

West North Central

6

9.1

172

10.6

43

11.7

221

10.8

South Atlantic

11

16.7

259

16.0

65

17.7

335

16.3

East South Central

0

.0

78

4.8

13

3.5

91

4.4

West South Central

2

3.0

147

9.1

29

7.9

178

8.7

Mountain

3

4.5

101

6.2

27

7.4

131

6.4

Pacific

9

13.6

185

11.4

55

15.0

249

12.1

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

7

.4

0

.0

7

.3

Canada

2

3.0

22

1.4

5

1.4

29

1.4

Other

4

6.1

44

2.7

4

1.1

52

2.5

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

66

100.0

1,618

100.0

367

100.0

2,051

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

8

12.1

1,407

87.0

324

88.3

1,739

84.8

EdD

4

6.1

139

8.6

35

9.5

178

8.7

PsyD

2

3.0

35

2.2

3

.8

40

2.0

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

26

1.6

4

1.1

30

1.5

Masters

47

71.2

5

.3

0

.0

52

2.5

Baccalaureate/ Associate

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Not specified

5

7.6

5

.3

1

.3

11

.5

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

16

24.2

202

12.5

0

.0

218

10.6

5 - 9

7

10.6

211

13.0

2

.5

220

10.7

10 - 14

5

7.6

173

10.7

22

6.0

200

9.8

15 - 19

8

12.1

160

9.9

37

10.1

205

10.0

20 - 24

6

9.1

214

13.2

38

10.4

258

12.6

25 or more

21

31.8

633

39.1

265

72.2

919

44.8

Not specified

3

4.5

25

1.5

3

.8

31

1.5

Mean

20.2

 

21.7

 

33.4

 

23.7

 

SD

16.6

 

14.3

 

13.4

 

14.9

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

66

100.0

1,618

100.0

367

100.0

2,051

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

2

.1

2

.5

4

.2

Clinical

6

9.1

137

8.5

40

10.9

183

8.9

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.2

2

.5

5

.2

Counseling psychology

24

36.4

903

55.8

212

57.8

1,139

55.5

Family

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Forensic

0

.0

5

.3

0

.0

5

.2

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Health

0

.0

17

1.1

5

1.4

22

1.1

School

0

.0

15

.9

1

.3

16

.8

Sport psychology

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Subtotal

30

45.5

1,086

67.1

262

71.4

1,378

67.2

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Community

0

.0

9

.6

1

.3

10

.5

Developmental

0

.0

4

.2

2

.5

6

.3

Educational

1

1.5

13

.8

3

.8

17

.8

General/Methods & Systems

1

1.5

2

.1

3

.8

6

.3

Industrial/Organizational

2

3.0

14

.9

10

2.7

26

1.3

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.1

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

2

.1

2

.5

4

.2

Social

0

.0

1

.1

1

.3

2

.1

Subtotal

4

6.1

47

2.9

24

6.5

75

3.7

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

2

.1

1

.3

3

.1

Business or Management

0

.0

2

.1

1

.3

3

.1

Counseling

9

13.6

150

9.3

43

11.7

202

9.8

Counselor Education

0

.0

25

1.5

1

.3

26

1.3

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Education, Teaching

0

.0

15

.9

3

.8

18

.9

Industrial Relations

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Public Health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Rehabilitation

1

1.5

10

.6

3

.8

14

.7

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Special Education

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.0

Other

1

1.5

20

1.2

9

2.5

30

1.5

Subtotal

11

16.7

236

14.6

63

17.2

310

15.1

Science designation

                 

General science

2

3.0

58

3.6

20

5.4

80

3.9

Core science

2

3.0

27

1.7

14

3.8

43

2.1

Neither

41

62.1

1,284

79.4

315

85.8

1,640

80.0

Not specified

21

31.8

249

15.4

18

4.9

288

14.0

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 17 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

66

100.0

1,618

100.0

367

100.0

2,051

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

15

22.7

756

46.7

226

61.6

997

48.6

Working part time

5

7.6

97

6.0

19

5.2

121

5.9

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

15

.9

2

.5

17

.8

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

6

.4

0

.0

6

.3

Not working and not seeking work

1

1.5

2

.1

0

.0

3

.1

Retired and not working

1

1.5

58

3.6

40

10.9

99

4.8

Retired and still working

0

.0

22

1.4

13

3.5

35

1.7

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Employed; status not known

0

.0

8

.5

0

.0

8

.4

Not specified

44

66.7

653

40.4

67

18.3

764

37.3

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

15

22.7

1,056

65.3

265

72.2

1,336

65.1

Not licensed/unknown

51

77.3

562

34.7

102

27.8

715

34.9

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

6.7

286

37.8

163

72.1

450

45.1

Four-year colleges

0

.0

17

2.2

5

2.2

22

2.2

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

16

2.1

7

3.1

23

2.3

Other academic settings

0

.0

22

2.9

5

2.2

27

2.7

Schools & other educational settings

2

13.3

7

.9

0

.0

9

.9

Independent practice

4

26.7

128

16.9

9

4.0

141

14.1

Hospital

0

.0

25

3.3

3

1.3

28

2.8

Clinic

1

6.7

14

1.9

2

.9

17

1.7

Other human service

3

20.0

192

25.4

18

8.0

213

21.4

Business & industry

1

6.7

4

.5

0

.0

5

.5

Government

1

6.7

19

2.5

3

1.3

23

2.3

Other

2

13.3

23

3.0

11

4.9

36

3.6

Not specified

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

6.7

327

43.3

176

77.9

504

50.6

Education

2

13.3

427

56.5

184

81.4

613

61.5

Health/mental health services

9

60.0

502

66.4

90

39.8

601

60.3

Educational services

9

60.0

211

27.9

37

16.4

257

25.8

Other applied psychology

4

26.7

186

24.6

47

20.8

237

23.8

Management/administration

8

53.3

375

49.6

137

60.6

520

52.2

Other employment activities

6

40.0

146

19.3

48

21.2

200

20.1

Not specified

4

26.7

73

9.7

15

6.6

92

9.2

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

73

9.7

66

29.2

139

13.9

Education

0

.0

184

24.3

66

29.2

250

25.1

Mental Health Services

6

40.0

284

37.6

17

7.5

307

30.8

Educational Services

2

13.3

8

1.1

2

.9

12

1.2

Applied Psychology

2

13.3

14

1.9

4

1.8

20

2.0

Management/administration

1

6.7

108

14.3

52

23.0

161

16.1

Other activities

0

.0

5

.7

4

1.8

9

.9

Not specified

4

26.7

80

10.6

15

6.6

99

9.9

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