Division 2: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 2 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

128

100.0

1,318

100.0

276

100.0

1,722

100.0

Gender

Men

51

39.8

554

42.0

202

73.2

807

46.9

Women

77

60.2

763

57.9

74

26.8

914

53.1

Not specified

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

4

.3

2

.7

6

.3

Asian

3

2.3

21

1.6

12

4.3

36

2.1

Hispanic

0

.0

32

2.4

7

2.5

39

2.3

Black

1

.8

38

2.9

6

2.2

45

2.6

White

74

57.8

905

68.7

239

86.6

1,218

70.7

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

19

1.4

2

.7

21

1.2

Not specified

50

39.1

299

22.7

8

2.9

357

20.7

Age

Under 30

6

4.7

11

.8

0

.0

17

1.0

30 - 34

4

3.1

96

7.3

0

.0

100

5.8

35 - 39

10

7.8

127

9.6

3

1.1

140

8.1

40 - 44

8

6.3

138

10.5

9

3.3

155

9.0

45 - 49

17

13.3

137

10.4

11

4.0

165

9.6

50 - 54

13

10.2

148

11.2

12

4.3

173

10.0

55 - 59

16

12.5

158

12.0

34

12.3

208

12.1

60 - 64

21

16.4

185

14.0

55

19.9

261

15.2

65 - 69

10

7.8

127

9.6

49

17.8

186

10.8

70 or older

21

16.4

142

10.8

102

37.0

265

15.4

Not specified

2

1.6

49

3.7

1

.4

52

3.0

Mean

55.3

 

53.6

 

67.2

 

56.0

 

SD

14.4

 

13.6

 

12.9

 

14.4

 

Region

New England

5

3.9

119

9.0

28

10.1

152

8.8

Middle Atlantic

25

19.5

268

20.3

41

14.9

334

19.4

East North Central

21

16.4

203

15.4

35

12.7

259

15.0

West North Central

13

10.2

133

10.1

22

8.0

168

9.8

South Atlantic

19

14.8

212

16.1

61

22.1

292

17.0

East South Central

6

4.7

61

4.6

4

1.4

71

4.1

West South Central

9

7.0

82

6.2

20

7.2

111

6.4

Mountain

6

4.7

49

3.7

16

5.8

71

4.1

Pacific

18

14.1

132

10.0

40

14.5

190

11.0

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

.8

7

.5

0

.0

8

.5

Canada

1

.8

23

1.7

5

1.8

29

1.7

Other

4

3.1

29

2.2

4

1.4

37

2.1

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

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

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

128

100.0

1,318

100.0

276

100.0

1,722

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

30

23.4

1,192

90.4

274

99.3

1,496

86.9

EdD

4

3.1

31

2.4

1

.4

36

2.1

PsyD

2

1.6

70

5.3

0

.0

72

4.2

MD

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

1

.8

15

1.1

1

.4

17

1.0

Masters

86

67.2

4

.3

0

.0

90

5.2

Baccalaureate/ Associate

3

2.3

0

.0

0

.0

3

.2

Not specified

2

1.6

4

.3

0

.0

6

.3

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

19

14.8

150

11.4

0

.0

169

9.8

5 - 9

9

7.0

172

13.1

1

.4

182

10.6

10 - 14

15

11.7

173

13.1

10

3.6

198

11.5

15 - 19

17

13.3

158

12.0

13

4.7

188

10.9

20 - 24

19

14.8

150

11.4

14

5.1

183

10.6

25 or more

48

37.5

492

37.3

237

85.9

777

45.1

Not specified

1

.8

23

1.7

1

.4

25

1.5

Mean

21.4

 

21.0

 

38.1

 

23.8

 

SD

13.8

 

13.7

 

13.0

 

15.0

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 2 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

128

100.0

1,318

100.0

276

100.0

1,722

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Behavior analysis

0

.0

1

.1

2

.7

3

.2

Child clinical

1

.8

19

1.4

2

.7

22

1.3

Clinical

8

6.3

280

21.2

42

15.2

330

19.2

Clinical neuropsychology

1

.8

4

.3

2

.7

7

.4

Counseling psychology

10

7.8

71

5.4

12

4.3

93

5.4

Forensic

0

.0

6

.5

0

.0

6

.3

Geropsychology

1

.8

4

.3

3

1.1

8

.5

Health

1

.8

18

1.4

3

1.1

22

1.3

School

1

.8

16

1.2

1

.4

18

1.0

Subtotal

23

18.0

419

31.8

67

24.3

509

29.6

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

48

3.6

11

4.0

59

3.4

Community

1

.8

8

.6

4

1.4

13

.8

Comparative

0

.0

4

.3

3

1.1

7

.4

Developmental

7

5.5

125

9.5

14

5.1

146

8.5

Educational

8

6.3

46

3.5

12

4.3

66

3.8

Environmental

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Experimental

4

3.1

63

4.8

38

13.8

105

6.1

General/Methods & Systems

12

9.4

33

2.5

16

5.8

61

3.5

Industrial/Organizational

6

4.7

45

3.4

9

3.3

60

3.5

Neurosciences

1

.8

12

.9

2

.7

15

.9

Personality

0

.0

14

1.1

3

1.1

17

1.0

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

16

1.2

4

1.4

20

1.2

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

2

.2

1

.4

3

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

1

.8

11

.8

12

4.3

24

1.4

Social

0

.0

131

9.9

42

15.2

173

10.0

Subtotal

40

31.3

561

42.6

171

62.0

772

44.8

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Business or Management

1

.8

1

.1

1

.4

3

.2

Computer Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

4

3.1

11

.8

3

1.1

18

1.0

Counselor Education

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

.8

1

.1

0

.0

2

.1

Economics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Education, Teaching

13

10.2

83

6.3

8

2.9

104

6.0

Engineering

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Industrial Relations

1

.8

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

0

.0

2

.7

2

.1

Organizational Behavior

1

.8

2

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

2

.2

1

.4

3

.2

Theology/Religion

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Other

4

3.1

26

2.0

17

6.2

47

2.7

Subtotal

25

19.5

135

10.2

33

12.0

193

11.2

Science designation

                 

General science

22

17.2

160

12.1

27

9.8

209

12.1

Core science

34

26.6

514

39.0

160

58.0

708

41.1

Neither

32

25.0

441

33.5

84

30.4

557

32.3

Not specified

40

31.3

203

15.4

5

1.8

248

14.4

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 2 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

128

100.0

1,318

100.0

276

100.0

1,722

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

40

31.3

681

51.7

183

66.3

904

52.5

Working part time

10

7.8

48

3.6

11

4.0

69

4.0

Postdoctoral study

1

.8

3

.2

2

.7

6

.3

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

3

.2

0

.0

3

.2

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

2

.2

0

.0

2

.1

Retired and not working

4

3.1

29

2.2

30

10.9

63

3.7

Retired and still working

1

.8

15

1.1

8

2.9

24

1.4

Other

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Employed; status not known

0

.0

6

.5

0

.0

6

.3

Not specified

72

56.3

530

40.2

42

15.2

644

37.4

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

15

11.7

379

28.8

83

30.1

477

27.7

Not licensed/unknown

113

88.3

939

71.2

193

69.9

1,245

72.3

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

13

32.5

364

53.5

128

69.9

505

55.9

Four-year colleges

5

12.5

180

26.4

28

15.3

213

23.6

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

4

.6

4

2.2

8

.9

Other academic settings

10

25.0

74

10.9

6

3.3

90

10.0

Schools & other educational settings

3

7.5

11

1.6

1

.5

15

1.7

Independent practice

1

2.5

9

1.3

4

2.2

14

1.5

Hospital

3

7.5

4

.6

1

.5

8

.9

Clinic

1

2.5

4

.6

2

1.1

7

.8

Other human service

0

.0

10

1.5

0

.0

10

1.1

Business & industry

1

2.5

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Government

2

5.0

6

.9

1

.5

9

1.0

Other

1

2.5

8

1.2

8

4.4

17

1.9

Not specified

0

.0

6

.9

0

.0

6

.7

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

17

42.5

483

70.9

134

73.2

634

70.1

Education

33

82.5

604

88.7

151

82.5

788

87.2

Health/mental health services

6

15.0

143

21.0

20

10.9

169

18.7

Educational services

12

30.0

159

23.3

19

10.4

190

21.0

Other applied psychology

14

35.0

139

20.4

34

18.6

187

20.7

Management/administration

18

45.0

324

47.6

101

55.2

443

49.0

Other employment activities

16

40.0

182

26.7

47

25.7

245

27.1

Not specified

6

15.0

48

7.0

24

13.1

78

8.6

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

36

5.3

32

17.5

68

7.5

Education

23

57.5

484

71.1

86

47.0

593

65.6

Mental Health Services

1

2.5

24

3.5

2

1.1

27

3.0

Educational Services

1

2.5

11

1.6

0

.0

12

1.3

Applied Psychology

3

7.5

3

.4

2

1.1

8

.9

Management/administration

3

7.5

68

10.0

34

18.6

105

11.6

Other activities

2

5.0

3

.4

3

1.6

8

.9

Not specified

7

17.5

52

7.6

24

13.1

83

9.2

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