Division 9: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 9 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

Gender

Men

11

34.4

346

52.9

305

63.5

662

56.8

Women

21

65.6

308

47.1

175

36.5

504

43.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

3

.5

0

.0

3

.3

Asian

1

3.1

11

1.7

12

2.5

24

2.1

Hispanic

1

3.1

20

3.1

11

2.3

32

2.7

Black

1

3.1

32

4.9

22

4.6

55

4.7

White

26

81.3

514

78.6

421

87.7

961

82.4

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

5

.8

3

.6

8

.7

Not specified

3

9.4

69

10.6

11

2.3

83

7.1

Age

30 - 34

1

3.1

11

1.7

0

.0

12

1.0

35 - 39

1

3.1

22

3.4

4

.8

27

2.3

40 - 44

3

9.4

31

4.7

4

.8

38

3.3

45 - 49

0

.0

33

5.0

20

4.2

53

4.5

50 - 54

1

3.1

39

6.0

22

4.6

62

5.3

55 - 59

4

12.5

54

8.3

56

11.7

114

9.8

60 - 64

3

9.4

72

11.0

68

14.2

143

12.3

65 - 69

1

3.1

51

7.8

51

10.6

103

8.8

70 or older

17

53.1

295

45.1

238

49.6

550

47.2

Not specified

1

3.1

46

7.0

17

3.5

64

5.5

Mean

66.1

 

67.0

 

70.0

 

68.3

 

SD

15.1

 

15.6

 

12.9

 

14.6

 

Region

New England

3

9.4

69

10.6

61

12.7

133

11.4

Middle Atlantic

11

34.4

151

23.1

107

22.3

269

23.1

East North Central

4

12.5

87

13.3

69

14.4

160

13.7

West North Central

0

.0

31

4.7

19

4.0

50

4.3

South Atlantic

6

18.8

90

13.8

53

11.0

149

12.8

East South Central

1

3.1

12

1.8

5

1.0

18

1.5

West South Central

1

3.1

21

3.2

8

1.7

30

2.6

Mountain

0

.0

27

4.1

22

4.6

49

4.2

Pacific

4

12.5

124

19.0

113

23.5

241

20.7

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.3

1

.2

3

.3

Canada

1

3.1

30

4.6

10

2.1

41

3.5

Other

1

3.1

10

1.5

12

2.5

23

2.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 9 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

13

40.6

606

92.7

467

97.3

1,086

93.1

Ed.D.

1

3.1

20

3.1

9

1.9

30

2.6

Psy.D.

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

M.D.

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

9

1.4

2

.4

11

.9

Masters

15

46.9

12

1.8

1

.2

28

2.4

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

3.1

1

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Not specified

2

6.3

3

.5

1

.2

6

.5

Years since degree

Less than 5

2

6.3

13

2.0

0

.0

15

1.3

5 – 9

2

6.3

16

2.4

3

.6

21

1.8

10 – 14

4

12.5

43

6.6

4

.8

51

4.4

15 – 19

4

12.5

56

8.6

17

3.5

77

6.6

20 – 24

2

6.3

52

8.0

29

6.0

83

7.1

25 or more

17

53.1

458

70.0

423

88.1

898

77.0

Not specified

1

3.1

16

2.4

4

.8

21

1.8

Mean

28.4

 

34.4

 

40.8

 

36.9

 

SD

16.8

 

14.7

 

12.9

 

14.5

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 9 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

3.1

6

.9

0

.0

7

.6

Clinical

9

28.1

200

30.6

78

16.3

287

24.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling psychology

3

9.4

30

4.6

12

2.5

45

3.9

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.4

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

3

.5

1

.2

4

.3

Geropsychology

0

.0

3

.5

5

1.0

8

.7

Health

0

.0

6

.9

10

2.1

16

1.4

School

3

9.4

4

.6

3

.6

10

.9

Subtotal

16

50.0

253

38.7

111

23.1

380

32.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

3

.5

6

1.3

9

.8

Community

2

6.3

15

2.3

18

3.8

35

3.0

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Developmental

2

6.3

28

4.3

37

7.7

67

5.7

Educational

0

.0

11

1.7

10

2.1

21

1.8

Environmental

0

.0

5

.8

14

2.9

19

1.6

Experimental

1

3.1

3

.5

6

1.3

10

.9

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

6

.9

8

1.7

14

1.2

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

33

5.0

17

3.5

50

4.3

Neurosciences

0

.0

0

.0

2

.4

2

.2

Personality

0

.0

12

1.8

13

2.7

25

2.1

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.2

1

.2

2

.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

0

.0

4

.8

4

.3

Social

1

3.1

182

27.8

183

38.1

366

31.4

Subtotal

6

18.8

299

45.7

321

66.9

626

53.7

Other fields

Anthropology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

3

.5

1

.2

4

.3

Business or Management

0

.0

1

.2

1

.2

2

.2

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

3.1

0

.0

2

.4

3

.3

Education, Teaching

3

9.4

6

.9

3

.6

12

1.0

Epidemiology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.4

2

.2

Law

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

3

.5

3

.6

6

.5

Political Science

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Public Admin

1

3.1

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

2

.3

4

.8

6

.5

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.5

0

.0

3

.3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

4

.6

6

1.3

10

.9

Social Work

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Sociology

0

.0

3

.5

2

.4

5

.4

Special Education

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Statistics

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

1

3.1

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Other

2

6.3

27

4.1

17

3.5

46

3.9

Subtotal

8

25.0

62

9.5

42

8.8

112

9.6

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

5

15.6

66

10.1

54

11.3

125

10.7

Core science

4

12.5

264

40.4

299

62.3

567

48.6

Neither

21

65.6

284

43.4

121

25.2

426

36.5

Not specified

2

6.3

40

6.1

6

1.3

48

4.1

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 9 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

Employment status

 

Working full time

13

40.6

252

38.5

239

49.8

504

43.2

Working part time

3

9.4

58

8.9

38

7.9

99

8.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

4

.6

5

1.0

9

.8

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

6

.9

3

.6

9

.8

Retired and not working

6

18.8

86

13.1

70

14.6

162

13.9

Retired and still working

1

3.1

18

2.8

25

5.2

44

3.8

Other

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

1

.1

Employed; status not known

0

.0

11

1.7

6

1.3

17

1.5

Not specified

9

28.1

219

33.5

92

19.2

320

27.4

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

9

28.1

292

44.6

145

30.2

446

38.3

Not licensed/unknown

23

71.9

362

55.4

335

69.8

720

61.7

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

3

23.1

122

48.4

165

69.0

290

57.5

Four-year colleges

1

7.7

22

8.7

8

3.3

31

6.2

Medical school/ Academic medical center

1

7.7

9

3.6

10

4.2

20

4.0

Other academic settings

0

.0

11

4.4

9

3.8

20

4.0

Schools & other educational settings

2

15.4

2

.8

2

.8

6

1.2

Independent practice

2

15.4

39

15.5

9

3.8

50

9.9

Hospital

0

.0

6

2.4

4

1.7

10

2.0

Clinic

0

.0

2

.8

0

.0

2

.4

Other human service

1

7.7

7

2.8

5

2.1

13

2.6

Business & industry

0

.0

1

.4

0

.0

1

.2

Government

3

23.1

13

5.2

7

2.9

23

4.6

Other

0

.0

14

5.6

16

6.7

30

6.0

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.6

4

1.7

8

1.6

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

4

30.8

138

54.8

176

73.6

318

63.1

Education

4

30.8

138

54.8

175

73.2

317

62.9

Health/mental health services

5

38.5

51

20.2

24

10.0

80

15.9

Educational services

4

30.8

30

11.9

24

10.0

58

11.5

Other applied psychology

2

15.4

49

19.4

43

18.0

94

18.7

Management/administration

2

15.4

89

35.3

114

47.7

205

40.7

Other activities

3

23.1

52

20.6

53

22.2

108

21.4

Not specified

7

53.8

83

32.9

47

19.7

137

27.2

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

7.7

51

20.2

89

37.2

141

28.0

Education

2

15.4

66

26.2

59

24.7

127

25.2

Mental Health Services

1

7.7

24

9.5

6

2.5

31

6.2

Educational Services

2

15.4

1

.4

0

.0

3

.6

Applied Psychology

0

.0

4

1.6

4

1.7

8

1.6

Management/administration

1

7.7

20

7.9

27

11.3

48

9.5

Other activities

0

.0

4

1.6

5

2.1

9

1.8

Not specified

6

46.2

82

32.5

49

20.5

137

27.2

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 9 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

2

6.3

24

3.7

93

19.4

119

10.2

2. Teaching of Psychology

5

15.6

49

7.5

60

12.5

114

9.8

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

5

.8

40

8.3

45

3.9

5. Evaluation & Measurement

1

3.1

18

2.8

21

4.4

40

3.4

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

3

.5

14

2.9

17

1.5

7. Developmental Psychology

1

3.1

26

4.0

55

11.5

82

7.0

8. Personality & Social

8

25.0

197

30.1

251

52.3

456

39.1

9. SPSSI

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

10. Psychology & the Arts

1

3.1

15

2.3

15

3.1

31

2.7

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

50

7.6

68

14.2

118

10.1

13. Consulting Psychology

1

3.1

17

2.6

21

4.4

39

3.3

14. SIOP

1

3.1

33

5.0

37

7.7

71

6.1

15. Educational Psychology

3

9.4

26

4.0

43

9.0

72

6.2

16. School Psychology

4

12.5

7

1.1

12

2.5

23

2.0

17. Counseling Psychology

3

9.4

23

3.5

20

4.2

46

3.9

18. Psychologists in Public Service

2

6.3

14

2.1

10

2.1

26

2.2

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

4

.6

5

1.0

9

.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

2

6.3

33

5.0

34

7.1

69

5.9

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

3

.5

8

1.7

11

.9

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

2

6.3

9

1.4

6

1.3

17

1.5

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

8

1.2

12

2.5

20

1.7

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

17

2.6

24

5.0

41

3.5

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

6

.9

7

1.5

13

1.1

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

15

2.3

52

10.8

67

5.7

27. Community Psychology

4

12.5

47

7.2

65

13.5

116

9.9

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

3.1

9

1.4

8

1.7

18

1.5

29. Psychotherapy

3

9.4

43

6.6

31

6.5

77

6.6

30. Psychological Hypnosis

1

3.1

17

2.6

6

1.3

24

2.1

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

8

1.2

17

3.5

25

2.1

32. Humanistic Psychology

2

6.3

16

2.4

12

2.5

30

2.6

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

1

3.1

4

.6

5

1.0

10

.9

34. Population & Environmental

1

3.1

23

3.5

47

9.8

71

6.1

35. Psychology of Women

2

6.3

108

16.5

119

24.8

229

19.6

36. Psychology of Religion

3

9.4

20

3.1

16

3.3

39

3.3

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

4

12.5

13

2.0

23

4.8

40

3.4

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

45

6.9

46

9.6

91

7.8

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

33

5.0

11

2.3

44

3.8

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

15

2.3

7

1.5

22

1.9

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

36

5.5

34

7.1

70

6.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

47

7.2

24

5.0

71

6.1

43. Family Psychology

2

6.3

26

4.0

21

4.4

49

4.2

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

26

4.0

41

8.5

67

5.7

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

5

15.6

51

7.8

63

13.1

119

10.2

46. Media Psychology

1

3.1

14

2.1

24

5.0

39

3.3

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

10

1.5

7

1.5

17

1.5

48. Peace Psychology

1

3.1

48

7.3

61

12.7

110

9.4

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

1

3.1

18

2.8

15

3.1

34

2.9

50. Addictions

0

.0

7

1.1

12

2.5

19

1.6

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

8

1.2

19

4.0

27

2.3

52. International

1

3.1

30

4.6

77

16.0

108

9.3

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

3.1

11

1.7

8

1.7

20

1.7

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

5

.8

5

1.0

10

.9

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

5

.8

5

1.0

10

.9

56. Trauma Psychology

2

6.3

19

2.9

29

6.0

50

4.3

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

10

31.3

132

20.2

19

4.0

161

13.8

Two

6

18.8

182

27.8

88

18.3

276

23.7

Three

7

21.9

155

23.7

96

20.0

258

22.1

Four or more

9

28.1

185

28.3

277

57.7

471

40.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

12

37.5

213

32.6

107

22.3

332

28.5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

19

2.9

25

5.2

44

3.8

Counseling

0

.0

1

.2

2

.4

3

.3

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

3

.5

2

.4

5

.4

School

0

.0

1

.2

2

.4

3

.3

Forensic

0

.0

5

.8

4

.8

9

.8

Family psychology

0

.0

3

.5

3

.6

6

.5

Psychoanalysis

0

.0

4

.6

3

.6

7

.6

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

1

3.1

62

9.5

23

4.8

86

7.4

Total

32

100.0

654

100.0

480

100.0

1,166

100.0

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