Primary Employment Activity of Psychology PhDs: 1973 and 1997
The figure indicates that employment activities shifted for PhD psychologists between 1973 and 1997, reflecting increased opportunities for clinical practice. The majority of activities represented in "Other Activities" are professional services. This substantive increase in providing professional services is accompanied by a decrease in teaching and management activities in this population.
Source: National Science Foundation/SRS Survey of Doctorate Recipients. Compiled by APA Research Office.