Division 15: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

74

100.0

740

100.0

268

100.0

1,082

100.0

Gender

Men

33

44.6

381

51.5

195

72.8

609

56.3

Women

41

55.4

357

48.2

73

27.2

471

43.5

Not specified

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Asian

5

6.8

26

3.5

9

3.4

40

3.7

Hispanic

1

1.4

16

2.2

6

2.2

23

2.1

Black

3

4.1

26

3.5

9

3.4

38

3.5

White

44

59.5

529

71.5

237

88.4

810

74.9

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

3

.4

0

.0

3

.3

Not specified

21

28.4

140

18.9

6

2.2

167

15.4

Age

Under 30

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

30 - 34

2

2.7

25

3.4

0

.0

27

2.5

35 - 39

5

6.8

50

6.8

1

.4

56

5.2

40 - 44

5

6.8

40

5.4

1

.4

46

4.3

45 - 49

10

13.5

29

3.9

5

1.9

44

4.1

50 - 54

7

9.5

56

7.6

8

3.0

71

6.6

55 - 59

8

10.8

57

7.7

20

7.5

85

7.9

60 - 64

6

8.1

110

14.9

36

13.4

152

14.0

65 - 69

7

9.5

96

13.0

45

16.8

148

13.7

70 or older

18

24.3

228

30.8

141

52.6

387

35.8

Not specified

6

8.1

45

6.1

11

4.1

62

5.7

Mean

59.5

 

62.8

 

72.1

 

64.9

 

SD

15.9

 

16.2

 

12.0

 

15.8

 

Region

New England

0

.0

62

8.4

18

6.7

80

7.4

Middle Atlantic

20

27.0

144

19.5

52

19.4

216

20.0

East North Central

10

13.5

99

13.4

33

12.3

142

13.1

West North Central

7

9.5

30

4.1

20

7.5

57

5.3

South Atlantic

10

13.5

123

16.6

50

18.7

183

16.9

East South Central

1

1.4

31

4.2

5

1.9

37

3.4

West South Central

3

4.1

47

6.4

8

3.0

58

5.4

Mountain

3

4.1

38

5.1

13

4.9

54

5.0

Pacific

11

14.9

95

12.8

54

20.1

160

14.8

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Canada

2

2.7

28

3.8

8

3.0

38

3.5

Other

7

9.5

39

5.3

7

2.6

53

4.9

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

74

100.0

740

100.0

268

100.0

1,082

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

19

25.7

617

83.4

240

89.6

876

81.0

EdD

3

4.1

86

11.6

23

8.6

112

10.4

PsyD

0

.0

5

.7

0

.0

5

.5

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

1

1.4

19

2.6

3

1.1

23

2.1

Masters

41

55.4

5

.7

1

.4

47

4.3

Baccalaureate/ Associate

2

2.7

2

.3

0

.0

4

.4

Certificate/diploma

1

1.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Not specified

7

9.5

6

.8

1

.4

14

1.3

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

5

6.8

84

11.4

0

.0

89

8.2

5 - 9

13

17.6

54

7.3

0

.0

67

6.2

10 - 14

6

8.1

49

6.6

1

.4

56

5.2

15 - 19

6

8.1

56

7.6

9

3.4

71

6.6

20 - 24

9

12.2

78

10.5

6

2.2

93

8.6

25 or more

30

40.5

397

53.6

248

92.5

675

62.4

Not specified

5

6.8

22

3.0

4

1.5

31

2.9

Mean

23.9

 

27.7

 

42.4

 

31.2

 

SD

15.9

 

16.7

 

11.7

 

16.9

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 15 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

74

100.0

740

100.0

268

100.0

1,082

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Behavior analysis

0

.0

2

.3

1

.4

3

.3

Child clinical

3

4.1

11

1.5

0

.0

14

1.3

Clinical

4

5.4

55

7.4

7

2.6

66

6.1

Clinical neuropsychology

1

1.4

2

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Counseling psychology

3

4.1

28

3.8

7

2.6

38

3.5

Family

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Forensic

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Health

0

.0

2

.3

1

.4

3

.3

School

14

18.9

55

7.4

24

9.0

93

8.6

Sport psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

25

33.8

160

21.6

41

15.3

226

20.9

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

9

1.2

11

4.1

20

1.8

Community

0

.0

4

.5

1

.4

5

.5

Developmental

1

1.4

39

5.3

33

12.3

73

6.7

Educational

14

18.9

308

41.6

103

38.4

425

39.3

Experimental

1

1.4

0

.0

5

1.9

6

.6

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

5

.7

8

3.0

13

1.2

Industrial/Organizational

2

2.7

17

2.3

5

1.9

24

2.2

Neurosciences

0

.0

5

.7

1

.4

6

.6

Personality

0

.0

0

.0

2

.7

2

.2

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

2

2.7

15

2.0

17

6.3

34

3.1

Social

2

2.7

7

.9

14

5.2

23

2.1

Subtotal

22

29.7

411

55.5

200

74.6

633

58.5

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Cognitive science

0

.0

2

.3

3

1.1

5

.5

Counseling

0

.0

4

.5

0

.0

4

.4

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Education, Teaching

5

6.8

30

4.1

5

1.9

40

3.7

Industrial Relations

1

1.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Linguistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Nursing

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Admin

1

1.4

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Special Education

2

2.7

5

.7

2

.7

9

.8

Statistics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

1

1.4

19

2.6

11

4.1

31

2.9

Subtotal

10

13.5

74

10.0

21

7.8

105

9.7

Science designation

                 

General science

7

9.5

54

7.3

13

4.9

74

6.8

Core science

20

27.0

394

53.2

197

73.5

611

56.5

Neither

30

40.5

197

26.6

52

19.4

279

25.8

Not specified

17

23.0

95

12.8

6

2.2

118

10.9

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division15 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

74

100.0

740

100.0

268

100.0

1,082

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

17

23.0

298

40.3

143

53.4

458

42.3

Working part time

8

10.8

38

5.1

13

4.9

59

5.5

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

5

.7

1

.4

6

.6

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

5

.7

0

.0

5

.5

Retired and not working

4

5.4

48

6.5

46

17.2

98

9.1

Retired and still working

1

1.4

15

2.0

17

6.3

33

3.0

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Employed; status not known

1

1.4

2

.3

1

.4

4

.4

Not specified

43

58.1

328

44.3

47

17.5

418

38.6

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

18

24.3

213

28.8

55

20.5

286

26.4

Not licensed/unknown

56

75.7

527

71.2

213

79.5

796

73.6

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

3

17.6

159

53.4

115

80.4

277

60.5

Four-year colleges

1

5.9

21

7.0

3

2.1

25

5.5

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

12

4.0

2

1.4

14

3.1

Other academic settings

1

5.9

16

5.4

3

2.1

20

4.4

Schools & other educational settings

3

17.6

17

5.7

0

.0

20

4.4

Independent practice

1

5.9

25

8.4

2

1.4

28

6.1

Hospital

0

.0

4

1.3

1

.7

5

1.1

Clinic

1

5.9

1

.3

3

2.1

5

1.1

Other human service

0

.0

6

2.0

0

.0

6

1.3

Business & industry

1

5.9

6

2.0

0

.0

7

1.5

Government

3

17.6

5

1.7

0

.0

8

1.7

Other

3

17.6

21

7.0

10

7.0

34

7.4

Not specified

0

.0

5

1.7

4

2.8

9

2.0

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

6

35.3

175

58.7

111

77.6

292

63.8

Education

6

35.3

189

63.4

103

72.0

298

65.1

Health/mental health services

3

17.6

40

13.4

8

5.6

51

11.1

Educational services

7

41.2

92

30.9

23

16.1

122

26.6

Other applied psychology

4

23.5

83

27.9

36

25.2

123

26.9

Management/administration

6

35.3

112

37.6

70

49.0

188

41.0

Other employment activities

3

17.6

51

17.1

27

18.9

81

17.7

Not specified

4

23.5

56

18.8

27

18.9

87

19.0

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

17.6

60

20.1

56

39.2

119

26.0

Education

3

17.6

93

31.2

34

23.8

130

28.4

Mental Health Services

2

11.8

20

6.7

1

.7

23

5.0

Educational Services

2

11.8

15

5.0

1

.7

18

3.9

Applied Psychology

1

5.9

16

5.4

2

1.4

19

4.1

Management/administration

0

.0

35

11.7

18

12.6

53

11.6

Other activities

1

5.9

0

.0

2

1.4

3

.7

Not specified

5

29.4

59

19.8

29

20.3

93

20.3

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