Division 8: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

117

100.0

1,415

100.0

623

100.0

2,155

100.0

Gender

Men

59

50.4

817

57.7

455

73.0

1,331

61.8

Women

57

48.7

592

41.8

168

27.0

817

37.9

Not specified

1

.9

6

.4

0

.0

7

.3

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

5

.4

1

.2

6

.3

Asian

10

8.5

65

4.6

13

2.1

88

4.1

Hispanic

3

2.6

33

2.3

7

1.1

43

2.0

Black

6

5.1

26

1.8

8

1.3

40

1.9

White

56

47.9

1,045

73.9

576

92.5

1,677

77.8

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

12

.8

1

.2

13

.6

Not specified

42

35.9

229

16.2

17

2.7

288

13.4

Age

Under 30

2

1.7

1

.1

0

.0

3

.1

30 - 34

6

5.1

34

2.4

0

.0

40

1.9

35 - 39

9

7.7

63

4.5

1

.2

73

3.4

40 - 44

8

6.8

109

7.7

10

1.6

127

5.9

45 - 49

9

7.7

146

10.3

20

3.2

175

8.1

50 - 54

11

9.4

129

9.1

36

5.8

176

8.2

55 - 59

11

9.4

155

11.0

53

8.5

219

10.2

60 - 64

12

10.3

206

14.6

100

16.1

318

14.8

65 - 69

11

9.4

181

12.8

106

17.0

298

13.8

70 or older

30

25.6

302

21.3

281

45.1

613

28.4

Not specified

8

6.8

89

6.3

16

2.6

113

5.2

Mean

59.2

 

59.9

 

69.6

 

62.8

 

SD

16.8

 

14.6

 

12.5

 

14.8

 

Region

New England

12

10.3

109

7.7

60

9.6

181

8.4

Middle Atlantic

24

20.5

255

18.0

115

18.5

394

18.3

East North Central

12

10.3

194

13.7

90

14.4

296

13.7

West North Central

6

5.1

86

6.1

37

5.9

129

6.0

South Atlantic

15

12.8

216

15.3

90

14.4

321

14.9

East South Central

3

2.6

38

2.7

8

1.3

49

2.3

West South Central

6

5.1

71

5.0

27

4.3

104

4.8

Mountain

1

.9

62

4.4

37

5.9

100

4.6

Pacific

20

17.1

221

15.6

112

18.0

353

16.4

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Canada

2

1.7

72

5.1

23

3.7

97

4.5

Other

16

13.7

89

6.3

24

3.9

129

6.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

117

100.0

1,415

100.0

623

100.0

2,155

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

19

16.2

1,258

88.9

612

98.2

1,889

87.7

EdD

6

5.1

36

2.5

6

1.0

48

2.2

PsyD

0

.0

64

4.5

0

.0

64

3.0

MD

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

3

2.6

36

2.5

5

.8

44

2.0

Masters

80

68.4

12

.8

0

.0

92

4.3

Baccalaureate/ Associate

1

.9

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Not specified

8

6.8

7

.5

0

.0

15

.7

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

10

8.5

38

2.7

0

.0

48

2.2

5 - 9

12

10.3

131

9.3

0

.0

143

6.6

10 - 14

16

13.7

169

11.9

7

1.1

192

8.9

15 - 19

13

11.1

185

13.1

24

3.9

222

10.3

20 - 24

13

11.1

149

10.5

29

4.7

191

8.9

25 or more

44

37.6

708

50.0

560

89.9

1,312

60.9

Not specified

9

7.7

35

2.5

3

.5

47

2.2

Mean

24.8

 

26.8

 

41.1

 

30.9

 

SD

17.1

 

14.9

 

12.6

 

15.8

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

117

100.0

1,415

100.0

623

100.0

2,155

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

.9

6

.4

0

.0

7

.3

Clinical

17

14.5

313

22.1

85

13.6

415

19.3

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

2

.1

2

.3

4

.2

Counseling psychology

8

6.8

58

4.1

13

2.1

79

3.7

Forensic

1

.9

9

.6

0

.0

10

.5

Geropsychology

1

.9

2

.1

5

.8

8

.4

Health

2

1.7

27

1.9

21

3.4

50

2.3

School

5

4.3

14

1.0

1

.2

20

.9

Sport psychology

0

.0

3

.2

2

.3

5

.2

Subtotal

35

29.9

434

30.7

129

20.7

598

27.7

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

6

.4

4

.6

10

.5

Community

3

2.6

5

.4

6

1.0

14

.6

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Developmental

3

2.6

31

2.2

29

4.7

63

2.9

Educational

0

.0

28

2.0

9

1.4

37

1.7

Environmental

0

.0

3

.2

10

1.6

13

.6

Evolutionary psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Experimental

1

.9

11

.8

3

.5

15

.7

General/Methods & Systems

3

2.6

6

.4

10

1.6

19

.9

Industrial/Organizational

15

12.8

80

5.7

31

5.0

126

5.8

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.1

2

.3

3

.1

Personality

2

1.7

67

4.7

50

8.0

119

5.5

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

.9

17

1.2

11

1.8

29

1.3

Social

13

11.1

416

29.4

258

41.4

687

31.9

Subtotal

41

35.0

672

47.5

425

68.2

1,138

52.8

Other fields

Anthropology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

3

.2

2

.3

5

.2

Business or Management

1

.9

16

1.1

3

.5

20

.9

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

10

.7

0

.0

10

.5

Computer Science

1

.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.0

Counseling

1

.9

9

.6

0

.0

10

.5

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

.9

3

.2

1

.2

5

.2

Education, Teaching

2

1.7

17

1.2

3

.5

22

1.0

Engineering

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Epidemiology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.0

Law

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Nursing

0

.0

2

.1

1

.2

3

.1

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

11

.8

7

1.1

18

.8

Political Science

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Public Health

0

.0

4

.3

2

.3

6

.3

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

8

.6

0

.0

8

.4

Social Work

0

.0

2

.1

1

.2

3

.1

Sociology

0

.0

2

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Special Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.0

Other

5

4.3

57

4.0

32

5.1

94

4.4

Subtotal

11

9.4

159

11.2

53

8.5

223

10.3

Science designation

                 

General science

23

19.7

134

9.5

69

11.1

226

10.5

Core science

24

20.5

613

43.3

395

63.4

1,032

47.9

Neither

40

34.2

518

36.6

143

23.0

701

32.5

Not specified

30

25.6

150

10.6

16

2.6

196

9.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 8 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

117

100.0

1,415

100.0

623

100.0

2,155

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

29

24.8

659

46.6

352

56.5

1,040

48.3

Working part time

11

9.4

78

5.5

32

5.1

121

5.6

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

5

.4

3

.5

8

.4

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.1

1

.2

3

.1

Not working and not seeking work

1

.9

5

.4

0

.0

6

.3

Retired and not working

4

3.4

64

4.5

70

11.2

138

6.4

Retired and still working

2

1.7

26

1.8

29

4.7

57

2.6

Employed; status not known

2

1.7

14

1.0

5

.8

21

1.0

Not specified

68

58.1

562

39.7

131

21.0

761

35.3

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

24

20.5

453

32.0

151

24.2

628

29.1

Not licensed/unknown

93

79.5

962

68.0

472

75.8

1,527

70.9

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

6

20.7

321

48.7

260

73.9

587

56.4

Four-year colleges

2

6.9

71

10.8

18

5.1

91

8.8

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

20

3.0

20

5.7

40

3.8

Other academic settings

1

3.4

30

4.6

6

1.7

37

3.6

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

9

1.4

3

.9

12

1.2

Independent practice

5

17.2

70

10.6

4

1.1

79

7.6

Hospital

1

3.4

18

2.7

7

2.0

26

2.5

Clinic

3

10.3

9

1.4

1

.3

13

1.3

Other human service

3

10.3

17

2.6

2

.6

22

2.1

Business & industry

3

10.3

10

1.5

2

.6

15

1.4

Government

1

3.4

30

4.6

4

1.1

35

3.4

Other

4

13.8

49

7.4

22

6.3

75

7.2

Not specified

0

.0

5

.8

3

.9

8

.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

11

37.9

447

67.8

280

79.5

738

71.0

Education

13

44.8

441

66.9

262

74.4

716

68.8

Health/mental health services

9

31.0

155

23.5

27

7.7

191

18.4

Educational services

6

20.7

99

15.0

32

9.1

137

13.2

Other applied psychology

11

37.9

148

22.5

50

14.2

209

20.1

Management/administration

13

44.8

325

49.3

178

50.6

516

49.6

Other employment activities

9

31.0

153

23.2

62

17.6

224

21.5

Not specified

5

17.2

90

13.7

58

16.5

153

14.7

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

6.9

168

25.5

177

50.3

347

33.4

Education

7

24.1

216

32.8

59

16.8

282

27.1

Mental Health Services

4

13.8

89

13.5

6

1.7

99

9.5

Educational Services

0

.0

6

.9

0

.0

6

.6

Applied Psychology

3

10.3

18

2.7

4

1.1

25

2.4

Management/administration

4

13.8

59

9.0

38

10.8

101

9.7

Other activities

3

10.3

8

1.2

4

1.1

15

1.4

Not specified

6

20.7

95

14.4

64

18.2

165

15.9

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