Division 21: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 21 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

Gender

Men

3

60.0

98

73.1

97

83.6

198

77.6

Women

2

40.0

36

26.9

19

16.4

57

22.4

Race/ethnicity

Asian

1

20.0

5

3.7

1

.9

7

2.7

Hispanic

0

.0

2

1.5

2

1.7

4

1.6

Black

0

.0

1

.7

1

.9

2

.8

White

3

60.0

109

81.3

104

89.7

216

84.7

Not specified

1

20.0

17

12.7

8

6.9

26

10.2

Age

Under 30

0

.0

2

1.5

0

.0

2

.8

30 - 34

0

.0

5

3.7

0

.0

5

2.0

35 - 39

0

.0

7

5.2

0

.0

7

2.7

40 - 44

0

.0

7

5.2

1

.9

8

3.1

45 - 49

0

.0

9

6.7

5

4.3

14

5.5

50 - 54

1

20.0

13

9.7

5

4.3

19

7.5

55 - 59

3

60.0

18

13.4

15

12.9

36

14.1

60 - 64

0

.0

20

14.9

12

10.3

32

12.5

65 - 69

0

.0

13

9.7

18

15.5

31

12.2

70 or older

1

20.0

33

24.6

58

50.0

92

36.1

Not specified

0

.0

7

5.2

2

1.7

9

3.5

Mean

61.0

 

60.2

 

69.8

 

64.7

 

SD

12.0

 

15.2

 

12.0

 

14.5

 

Region

New England

0

.0

11

8.2

6

5.2

17

6.7

Middle Atlantic

1

20.0

11

8.2

12

10.3

24

9.4

East North Central

0

.0

18

13.4

14

12.1

32

12.5

West North Central

0

.0

5

3.7

2

1.7

7

2.7

South Atlantic

2

40.0

36

26.9

44

37.9

82

32.2

East South Central

0

.0

4

3.0

1

.9

5

2.0

West South Central

1

20.0

9

6.7

8

6.9

18

7.1

Mountain

0

.0

12

9.0

8

6.9

20

7.8

Pacific

1

20.0

23

17.2

17

14.7

41

16.1

Canada

0

.0

3

2.2

1

.9

4

1.6

Other

0

.0

2

1.5

3

2.6

5

2.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 21 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

2

40.0

121

90.3

114

98.3

237

92.9

Ed.D.

0

.0

3

2.2

0

.0

3

1.2

Psy.D.

0

.0

2

1.5

0

.0

2

.8

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

2

1.5

1

.9

3

1.2

Master’s

3

60.0

4

3.0

1

.9

8

3.1

Not specified

0

.0

2

1.5

0

.0

2

.8

Years since degree

Less than 5

0

.0

9

6.7

0

.0

9

3.5

5 – 9

1

20.0

12

9.0

1

.9

14

5.5

10 – 14

0

.0

14

10.4

2

1.7

16

6.3

15 – 19

0

.0

9

6.7

3

2.6

12

4.7

20 – 24

0

.0

11

8.2

6

5.2

17

6.7

25 or more

4

80.0

74

55.2

103

88.8

181

71.0

Not specified

0

.0

5

3.7

1

.9

6

2.4

Mean

28.8

 

28.0

 

40.1

 

33.6

 

SD

15.7

 

15.9

 

12.3

 

15.5

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 21 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Clinical

0

.0

2

1.5

3

2.6

5

2.0

Counseling psychology

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Forensic

0

.0

2

1.5

1

.9

3

1.2

Geropsychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Health

0

.0

1

.7

1

.9

2

.8

Sport psychology

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Subtotal

0

.0

8

6.0

7

6.0

15

5.9

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

15

11.2

14

12.1

29

11.4

Developmental

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.7

2

.8

Educational

0

.0

2

1.5

5

4.3

7

2.7

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.7

2

.8

Experimental

1

20.0

30

22.4

30

25.9

61

23.9

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

4

3.0

4

3.4

8

3.1

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

17

12.7

18

15.5

35

13.7

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

2

1.5

1

.9

3

1.2

Social

0

.0

2

1.5

4

3.4

6

2.4

Subtotal

1

20.0

73

54.5

80

69.0

154

60.4

Other fields

Business or Management

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.7

2

.8

Computer Science

0

.0

3

2.2

1

.9

4

1.6

Education, Teaching

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Engineering

2

40.0

8

6.0

5

4.3

15

5.9

Information Science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

1

.7

2

1.7

3

1.2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

1

20.0

3

2.2

1

.9

5

2.0

Other

0

.0

17

12.7

12

10.3

29

11.4

Subtotal

3

60.0

32

23.9

27

23.3

62

24.3

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

0

.0

18

13.4

21

18.1

39

15.3

Core science

4

80.0

71

53.0

74

63.8

149

58.4

Neither

0

.0

24

17.9

19

16.4

43

16.9

Not specified

1

20.0

21

15.7

2

1.7

24

9.4

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 21 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

1

20.0

53

39.6

58

50.0

112

43.9

Working part time

1

20.0

4

3.0

5

4.3

10

3.9

Postdoctoral study

1

20.0

1

.7

1

.9

3

1.2

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

1

.7

0

.0

1

.4

Retired and not working

0

.0

13

9.7

18

15.5

31

12.2

Retired and still working

0

.0

3

2.2

6

5.2

9

3.5

Employed; status not known

0

.0

1

.7

1

.9

2

.8

Not specified

2

40.0

58

43.3

27

23.3

87

34.1

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

0

.0

27

20.1

22

19.0

49

19.2

Not licensed/unknown

5

100.0

107

79.9

94

81.0

206

80.8

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

0

.0

16

30.2

29

50.0

45

40.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

2

3.8

1

1.7

3

2.7

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

1

1.9

2

3.4

3

2.7

Other academic settings

0

.0

1

1.9

0

.0

1

.9

Independent practice

0

.0

2

3.8

3

5.2

5

4.5

Hospital

0

.0

0

.0

1

1.7

1

.9

Business & industry

1

100.0

8

15.1

1

1.7

10

8.9

Government

0

.0

9

17.0

7

12.1

16

14.3

Other

0

.0

13

24.5

14

24.1

27

24.1

Not specified

0

.0

1

1.9

0

.0

1

.9

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

100.0

41

77.4

42

72.4

84

75.0

Education

0

.0

25

47.2

30

51.7

55

49.1

Health/mental health services

0

.0

2

3.8

2

3.4

4

3.6

Educational services

0

.0

6

11.3

3

5.2

9

8.0

Other applied psychology

1

100.0

29

54.7

22

37.9

52

46.4

Management/administration

0

.0

28

52.8

28

48.3

56

50.0

Other activities

1

100.0

21

39.6

12

20.7

34

30.4

Not specified

0

.0

6

11.3

14

24.1

20

17.9

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

100.0

17

32.1

25

43.1

43

38.4

Education

0

.0

13

24.5

6

10.3

19

17.0

Mental Health Services

0

.0

2

3.8

0

.0

2

1.8

Educational Services

0

.0

1

1.9

0

.0

1

.9

Applied Psychology

0

.0

6

11.3

3

5.2

9

8.0

Management/administration

0

.0

6

11.3

7

12.1

13

11.6

Other activities

0

.0

2

3.8

2

3.4

4

3.6

Not specified

0

.0

6

11.3

15

25.9

21

18.8

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 21 Members by Membership Status, 2009

21

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

0

.0

8

6.0

20

17.2

28

11.0

2. Teaching of Psychology

0

.0

5

3.7

11

9.5

16

6.3

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

21

15.7

37

31.9

58

22.7

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

8

6.0

15

12.9

23

9.0

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

4

3.0

6

5.2

10

3.9

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

4

3.4

5

2.0

8. Personality & Social

0

.0

8

6.0

9

7.8

17

6.7

9. SPSSI

0

.0

3

2.2

8

6.9

11

4.3

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

3

2.2

4

3.4

7

2.7

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

2

1.5

4

3.4

6

2.4

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

4

3.4

5

2.0

14. SIOP

0

.0

21

15.7

22

19.0

43

16.9

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

6

4.5

10

8.6

16

6.3

16. School Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

2

1.7

3

1.2

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

4

3.4

5

2.0

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

20.0

14

10.4

29

25.0

44

17.3

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

9

6.7

15

12.9

24

9.4

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

2

1.5

4

3.4

6

2.4

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

8

6.0

5

4.3

13

5.1

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

25. Behavior Analysis

0

.0

3

2.2

5

4.3

8

3.1

26. History of Psychology

0

.0

3

2.2

14

12.1

17

6.7

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

30. Psychological Hypnosis

1

20.0

2

1.5

3

2.6

6

2.4

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

1

.7

2

1.7

3

1.2

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

5

3.7

10

8.6

15

5.9

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

36. Psychology of Religion

1

20.0

2

1.5

4

3.4

7

2.7

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

38. Health Psychology

0

.0

7

5.2

6

5.2

13

5.1

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

1

.7

2

1.7

3

1.2

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

4

3.0

3

2.6

7

2.7

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

3

2.2

7

6.0

10

3.9

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

1

.7

2

1.7

3

1.2

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

2

1.5

3

2.6

5

2.0

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

2

1.5

2

1.7

4

1.6

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

3

2.2

4

3.4

7

2.7

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

4

3.0

7

6.0

11

4.3

48. Peace Psychology

1

20.0

3

2.2

4

3.4

8

3.1

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

50. Addictions

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

2

1.5

2

1.7

4

1.6

52. International

0

.0

2

1.5

8

6.9

10

3.9

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

54. Pediatric Psychology

1

20.0

1

.7

2

1.7

4

1.6

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

1

.7

3

2.6

4

1.6

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

2

40.0

57

42.5

28

24.1

87

34.1

Two

2

40.0

47

35.1

33

28.4

82

32.2

Three

0

.0

10

7.5

18

15.5

28

11.0

Four or more

1

20.0

20

14.9

37

31.9

58

22.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

1

20.0

11

8.2

9

7.8

21

8.2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.9

1

.4

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

2

1.5

2

1.7

4

1.6

Forensic

0

.0

2

1.5

1

.9

3

1.2

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

0

.0

6

4.5

4

3.4

10

3.9

Total

5

100.0

134

100.0

116

100.0

255

100.0

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