Membership Statistics

Consider the following overall demographics of APA members and associates:

  • 89.9% Have doctoral degrees
  • 70.4% Have more than 10 years of experience (post-doctorate)
  • 57.4% Deliver health services
  • 31.0% Are in independent practice
  • 31.8% Are in academic settings
  • 58.3% Hold state licensure and/or are certified
  • 42.5% Men
  • 57.2% Women
  • 25.7% Between the ages of 30–44
  • 28.0% Between the ages of 45–59
  • 60.2% White
  • 06.7% Minorities
  • 33.1% Not Specified

$91,043 was the average salary of full-time faculty in U.S. Doctoral Departments of Psychology ($71,426 for U.S. Master’s Departments of Psychology.)

Sources: 2012–13 Faculty Salary Survey, APA Center for Workforce Studies and Council of Graduate Department of Psychology, and Current Major Field of APA Members by Membership Status 2012.

Major Field of APA Members


Current Major Fields of APA Members

Source: Current Major Field of APA Members by Membership Status, 2012. Compiled by the APA Center for Workforce Studies