Division 37: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 37 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

658

100.0

154

100.0

866

100.0

Gender

Men

16

29.6

242

36.8

98

63.6

356

41.1

Women

38

70.4

415

63.1

56

36.4

509

58.8

Not specified

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.2

1

.6

2

.2

Asian

0

.0

9

1.4

3

1.9

12

1.4

Hispanic

1

1.9

28

4.3

1

.6

30

3.5

Black

2

3.7

25

3.8

4

2.6

31

3.6

White

31

57.4

486

73.9

144

93.5

661

76.3

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

1

1.9

3

.5

0

.0

4

.5

Not specified

19

35.2

106

16.1

1

.6

126

14.5

Age

Under 30

3

5.6

5

.8

0

.0

8

.9

30 - 34

4

7.4

20

3.0

0

.0

24

2.8

35 - 39

4

7.4

54

8.2

0

.0

58

6.7

40 - 44

5

9.3

58

8.8

2

1.3

65

7.5

45 - 49

1

1.9

49

7.4

5

3.2

55

6.4

50 - 54

7

13.0

81

12.3

9

5.8

97

11.2

55 - 59

10

18.5

116

17.6

29

18.8

155

17.9

60 - 64

4

7.4

131

19.9

38

24.7

173

20.0

65 - 69

7

13.0

53

8.1

21

13.6

81

9.4

70 or older

6

11.1

54

8.2

46

29.9

106

12.2

Not specified

3

5.6

37

5.6

4

2.6

44

5.1

Mean

54.2

 

55.2

 

65.8

 

57.0

 

SD

15.7

 

12.1

 

11.0

 

12.9

 

Region

New England

6

11.1

66

10.0

9

5.8

81

9.4

Middle Atlantic

12

22.2

110

16.7

26

16.9

148

17.1

East North Central

7

13.0

96

14.6

20

13.0

123

14.2

West North Central

5

9.3

37

5.6

10

6.5

52

6.0

South Atlantic

5

9.3

119

18.1

45

29.2

169

19.5

East South Central

1

1.9

25

3.8

4

2.6

30

3.5

West South Central

2

3.7

40

6.1

10

6.5

52

6.0

Mountain

6

11.1

36

5.5

3

1.9

45

5.2

Pacific

6

11.1

108

16.4

25

16.2

139

16.1

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

1

1.9

2

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Canada

2

3.7

10

1.5

2

1.3

14

1.6

Other

1

1.9

9

1.4

0

.0

10

1.2

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 37 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

658

100.0

154

100.0

866

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

10

18.5

543

82.5

146

94.8

699

80.7

Ed.D.

1

1.9

22

3.3

5

3.2

28

3.2

Psy.D.

0

.0

77

11.7

2

1.3

79

9.1

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

9

1.4

1

.6

10

1.2

Masters

41

75.9

4

.6

0

.0

45

5.2

Not specified

2

3.7

3

.5

0

.0

5

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

10

18.5

42

6.4

0

.0

52

6.0

5 - 9

7

13.0

79

12.0

0

.0

86

9.9

10 – 14

6

11.1

71

10.8

4

2.6

81

9.4

15 – 19

2

3.7

68

10.3

4

2.6

74

8.5

20 – 24

8

14.8

95

14.4

9

5.8

112

12.9

25 or more

20

37.0

287

43.6

137

89.0

444

51.3

Not specified

1

1.9

16

2.4

0

.0

17

2.0

Mean

20.6

 

22.4

 

36.3

 

24.8

 

SD

16.0

 

12.2

 

10.4

 

13.3

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 37 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

54

100.0

658

100.0

154

100.0

866

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

2

3.7

118

17.9

20

13.0

140

16.2

Clinical

16

29.6

317

48.2

70

45.5

403

46.5

Counseling psychology

6

11.1

24

3.6

0

.0

30

3.5

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.9

3

.3

Forensic

0

.0

9

1.4

0

.0

9

1.0

Health

1

1.9

0

.0

5

3.2

6

.7

School

4

7.4

28

4.3

7

4.5

39

4.5

Subtotal

29

53.7

496

75.4

105

68.2

630

72.7

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Community

1

1.9

6

.9

6

3.9

13

1.5

Developmental

1

1.9

36

5.5

25

16.2

62

7.2

Educational

3

5.6

10

1.5

0

.0

13

1.5

Experimental

0

.0

0

.0

1

.6

1

.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

.3

1

.6

3

.3

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Personality

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

3

.5

1

.6

4

.5

Social

1

1.9

7

1.1

1

.6

9

1.0

Subtotal

6

11.1

69

10.5

35

22.7

110

12.7

Other fields

Business or Management

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

5

9.3

2

.3

0

.0

7

.8

Criminology/Criminal Justice

0

.0

1

.2

1

.6

2

.2

Education, Teaching

2

3.7

3

.5

1

.6

6

.7

Epidemiology

1

1.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

2

.3

3

1.9

5

.6

Public Admin

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

2

.3

1

.6

3

.3

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Social Work

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Special Education

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

1

1.9

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Other

1

1.9

12

1.8

8

5.2

21

2.4

Subtotal

10

18.5

30

4.6

14

9.1

54

6.2

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

4

7.4

10

1.5

12

7.8

26

3.0

Core science

6

11.1

63

9.6

29

18.8

98

11.3

Neither

35

64.8

522

79.3

113

73.4

670

77.4

Not specified

9

16.7

63

9.6

0

.0

72

8.3

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 37 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

54

100.0

658

100.0

154

100.0

866

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

11

20.4

291

44.2

91

59.1

393

45.4

Working part time

11

20.4

54

8.2

10

6.5

75

8.7

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

3

.5

0

.0

3

.3

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Not working and not seeking work

1

1.9

3

.5

1

.6

5

.6

Retired and not working

2

3.7

11

1.7

10

6.5

23

2.7

Retired and still working

0

.0

4

.6

8

5.2

12

1.4

Employed; status not known

0

.0

7

1.1

2

1.3

9

1.0

Not specified

29

53.7

283

43.0

32

20.8

344

39.7

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

22

40.7

474

72.0

117

76.0

613

70.8

Not licensed/unknown

32

59.3

184

28.0

37

24.0

253

29.2

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

9.1

62

21.3

49

53.8

112

28.5

Four-year colleges

1

9.1

7

2.4

4

4.4

12

3.1

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

29

10.0

15

16.5

44

11.2

Other academic settings

0

.0

4

1.4

4

4.4

8

2.0

Schools & other educational settings

2

18.2

5

1.7

0

.0

7

1.8

Independent practice

3

27.3

86

29.6

5

5.5

94

23.9

Hospital

0

.0

14

4.8

5

5.5

19

4.8

Clinic

2

18.2

21

7.2

1

1.1

24

6.1

Other human service

0

.0

21

7.2

1

1.1

22

5.6

Business & industry

0

.0

2

.7

0

.0

2

.5

Government

2

18.2

16

5.5

3

3.3

21

5.3

Other

0

.0

17

5.8

4

4.4

21

5.3

Not specified

0

.0

7

2.4

0

.0

7

1.8

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

2

18.2

120

41.2

69

75.8

191

48.6

Education

5

45.5

130

44.7

63

69.2

198

50.4

Health/mental health services

7

63.6

193

66.3

34

37.4

234

59.5

Educational services

7

63.6

89

30.6

11

12.1

107

27.2

Other applied psychology

2

18.2

99

34.0

12

13.2

113

28.8

Management/administration

4

36.4

141

48.5

43

47.3

188

47.8

Other activities

1

9.1

52

17.9

18

19.8

71

18.1

Not specified

2

18.2

35

12.0

16

17.6

53

13.5

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

9.1

33

11.3

24

26.4

58

14.8

Education

0

.0

43

14.8

23

25.3

66

16.8

Mental Health Services

3

27.3

127

43.6

11

12.1

141

35.9

Educational Services

3

27.3

2

.7

1

1.1

6

1.5

Applied Psychology

0

.0

7

2.4

0

.0

7

1.8

Management/administration

2

18.2

49

16.8

14

15.4

65

16.5

Other activities

0

.0

2

.7

3

3.3

5

1.3

Not specified

2

18.2

28

9.6

15

16.5

45

11.5

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