Division 5: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 5 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

Gender

Men

23

62.2

475

67.7

223

83.5

721

71.7

Women

14

37.8

225

32.1

44

16.5

283

28.1

Not specified

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

1

.1

1

.4

2

.2

Asian

1

2.7

28

4.0

2

.7

31

3.1

Hispanic

0

.0

13

1.9

9

3.4

22

2.2

Black

1

2.7

11

1.6

4

1.5

16

1.6

White

28

75.7

557

79.3

240

89.9

825

82.0

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

5

.7

2

.7

7

.7

Not specified

7

18.9

87

12.4

9

3.4

103

10.2

Age

Under 30

3

8.1

2

.3

0

.0

5

.5

30 - 34

1

2.7

23

3.3

0

.0

24

2.4

35 - 39

2

5.4

69

9.8

0

.0

71

7.1

40 - 44

3

8.1

62

8.8

8

3.0

73

7.3

45 - 49

5

13.5

73

10.4

13

4.9

91

9.0

50 - 54

7

18.9

67

9.5

21

7.9

95

9.4

55 - 59

3

8.1

118

16.8

37

13.9

158

15.7

60 - 64

7

18.9

117

16.7

44

16.5

168

16.7

65 - 69

3

8.1

69

9.8

32

12.0

104

10.3

70 or older

0

.0

70

10.0

99

37.1

169

16.8

Not specified

3

8.1

32

4.6

13

4.9

48

4.8

Mean

50.7

 

55.4

 

67.2

 

58.3

 

SD

11.5

 

13.0

 

13.3

 

14.1

 

Region

New England

2

5.4

60

8.5

14

5.2

76

7.6

Middle Atlantic

10

27.0

104

14.8

34

12.7

148

14.7

East North Central

8

21.6

111

15.8

30

11.2

149

14.8

West North Central

4

10.8

41

5.8

29

10.9

74

7.4

South Atlantic

4

10.8

124

17.7

57

21.3

185

18.4

East South Central

1

2.7

29

4.1

7

2.6

37

3.7

West South Central

1

2.7

42

6.0

24

9.0

67

6.7

Mountain

0

.0

26

3.7

10

3.7

36

3.6

Pacific

5

13.5

117

16.7

54

20.2

176

17.5

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

1

.1

1

.4

2

.2

Canada

1

2.7

30

4.3

5

1.9

36

3.6

Other

1

2.7

17

2.4

2

.7

20

2.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 5 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

11

29.7

654

93.2

254

95.1

919

91.4

Ed.D.

0

.0

14

2.0

10

3.7

24

2.4

Psy.D.

0

.0

13

1.9

0

.0

13

1.3

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

6

.9

2

.7

8

.8

Master’s

24

64.9

10

1.4

1

.4

35

3.5

Baccalaureate/Associate

1

2.7

0

.0

0

.0

1

.1

Not specified

1

2.7

5

.7

0

.0

6

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

2

5.4

36

5.1

0

.0

38

3.8

5 - 9

3

8.1

95

13.5

2

.7

100

9.9

10 – 14

6

16.2

87

12.4

3

1.1

96

9.5

15 – 19

8

21.6

92

13.1

20

7.5

120

11.9

20 – 24

6

16.2

85

12.1

16

6.0

107

10.6

25 or more

10

27.0

294

41.9

224

83.9

528

52.5

Not specified

2

5.4

13

1.9

2

.7

17

1.7

Mean

19.8

 

22.5

 

38.0

 

26.5

 

SD

10.1

 

12.9

 

13.9

 

14.8

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 5 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Ttotal

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

1

2.7

4

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Clinical

4

10.8

113

16.1

34

12.7

151

15.0

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

8

1.1

0

.0

8

.8

Counseling psychology

1

2.7

28

4.0

14

5.2

43

4.3

Family Psychology

0

.0

0

.0

1

.4

1

.1

Forensic

1

2.7

4

.6

0

.0

5

.5

Geropsychology

0

.0

3

.4

1

.4

4

.4

Health

1

2.7

9

1.3

3

1.1

13

1.3

School

0

.0

17

2.4

8

3.0

25

2.5

Sport psychology

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Subtotal

8

21.6

187

26.6

61

22.8

256

25.4

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

9

1.3

1

.4

10

1.0

Community

0

.0

8

1.1

0

.0

8

.8

Developmental

0

.0

15

2.1

5

1.9

20

2.0

Educational

2

5.4

51

7.3

23

8.6

76

7.6

Experimental

1

2.7

14

2.0

4

1.5

19

1.9

General/Methods & Systems

1

2.7

10

1.4

5

1.9

16

1.6

Industrial/Organizational

10

27.0

110

15.7

41

15.4

161

16.0

Neurosciences

0

.0

3

.4

1

.4

4

.4

Personality

1

2.7

20

2.8

12

4.5

33

3.3

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

5

13.5

135

19.2

71

26.6

211

21.0

Social

0

.0

24

3.4

15

5.6

39

3.9

Subtotal

20

54.1

401

57.1

178

66.7

599

59.5

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Business or Management

0

.0

6

.9

2

.7

8

.8

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.1

1

.4

2

.2

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Counseling

1

2.7

1

.1

0

.0

2

.2

Counselor Education

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Criminology/Criminal Justice

1

2.7

2

.3

0

.0

3

.3

Education, Teaching

0

.0

1

.1

4

1.5

5

.5

Epidemiology

0

.0

2

.3

0

.0

2

.2

Genetics

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Industrial Relations

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Information Science

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Law

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

4

.6

1

.4

5

.5

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

3

.4

1

.4

4

.4

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Public Health

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Rehabilitation

0

.0

3

.4

1

.4

4

.4

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Social Work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Statistics

1

2.7

3

.4

3

1.1

7

.7

Other

0

.0

17

2.4

9

3.4

26

2.6

Subtotal

3

8.1

54

7.7

22

8.2

79

7.9

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

11

29.7

132

18.8

49

18.4

192

19.1

Core science

11

29.7

295

42.0

142

53.2

448

44.5

Neither

9

24.3

215

30.6

70

26.2

294

29.2

Not specified

6

16.2

60

8.5

6

2.2

72

7.2

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 5 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

15

40.5

386

55.0

157

58.8

558

55.5

Working part time

3

8.1

22

3.1

8

3.0

33

3.3

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

3

.4

1

.4

4

.4

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

1

.1

0

.0

1

.1

Retired and not working

0

.0

24

3.4

39

14.6

63

6.3

Retired and still working

1

2.7

4

.6

11

4.1

16

1.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

6

.9

1

.4

7

.7

Not specified

18

48.6

255

36.3

50

18.7

323

32.1

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

7

18.9

207

29.5

99

37.1

313

31.1

Not licensed/unknown

30

81.1

495

70.5

168

62.9

693

68.9

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

6.7

181

46.9

98

62.4

280

50.2

Four-year colleges

0

.0

13

3.4

3

1.9

16

2.9

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

25

6.5

7

4.5

32

5.7

Other academic settings

0

.0

13

3.4

1

.6

14

2.5

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

10

2.6

0

.0

10

1.8

Independent practice

1

6.7

29

7.5

7

4.5

37

6.6

Hospital

1

6.7

16

4.1

7

4.5

24

4.3

Clinic

1

6.7

2

.5

0

.0

3

.5

Other human service

1

6.7

7

1.8

1

.6

9

1.6

Business & industry

2

13.3

21

5.4

4

2.5

27

4.8

Government

3

20.0

19

4.9

4

2.5

26

4.7

Other

5

33.3

49

12.7

24

15.3

78

14.0

Not specified

0

.0

1

.3

1

.6

2

.4

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

8

53.3

277

71.8

123

78.3

408

73.1

Education

6

40.0

221

57.3

101

64.3

328

58.8

Health/mental health services

5

33.3

80

20.7

20

12.7

105

18.8

Educational services

2

13.3

61

15.8

15

9.6

78

14.0

Other applied psychology

8

53.3

138

35.8

45

28.7

191

34.2

Management/administration

10

66.7

186

48.2

84

53.5

280

50.2

Other activities

7

46.7

108

28.0

29

18.5

144

25.8

Not specified

1

6.7

52

13.5

30

19.1

83

14.9

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

6

40.0

135

35.0

68

43.3

209

37.5

Education

0

.0

72

18.7

25

15.9

97

17.4

Mental Health Services

4

26.7

35

9.1

4

2.5

43

7.7

Educational Services

1

6.7

12

3.1

0

.0

13

2.3

Applied Psychology

1

6.7

33

8.5

8

5.1

42

7.5

Management/administration

1

6.7

43

11.1

22

14.0

66

11.8

Other activities

0

.0

8

2.1

3

1.9

11

2.0

Not specified

2

13.3

48

12.4

27

17.2

77

13.8

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

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

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

3

8.1

34

4.8

48

18.0

85

8.4

2. Teaching of Psychology

3

8.1

38

5.4

23

8.6

64

6.4

3. Experimental Psychology

1

2.7

11

1.6

27

10.1

39

3.9

5. Evaluation & Measurement

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

0

.0

5

.7

7

2.6

12

1.2

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

25

3.6

20

7.5

45

4.5

8. Personality & Social

2

5.4

76

10.8

53

19.9

131

13.0

9. SPSSI

1

2.7

18

2.6

21

7.9

40

4.0

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

7

1.0

12

4.5

19

1.9

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

52

7.4

42

15.7

94

9.3

13. Consulting Psychology

3

8.1

21

3.0

15

5.6

39

3.9

14. SIOP

7

18.9

131

18.7

67

25.1

205

20.4

15. Educational Psychology

6

16.2

84

12.0

60

22.5

150

14.9

16. School Psychology

0

.0

30

4.3

19

7.1

49

4.9

17. Counseling Psychology

1

2.7

29

4.1

27

10.1

57

5.7

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

13

1.9

16

6.0

29

2.9

19. Society for Military Psychology

1

2.7

12

1.7

26

9.7

39

3.9

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

18

2.6

23

8.6

41

4.1

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

8

1.1

15

5.6

23

2.3

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

16

2.3

7

2.6

23

2.3

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

10

1.4

6

2.2

16

1.6

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

9

1.3

12

4.5

21

2.1

25. Behavior Analysis

1

2.7

8

1.1

8

3.0

17

1.7

26. History of Psychology

2

5.4

12

1.7

19

7.1

33

3.3

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

8

1.1

8

3.0

16

1.6

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

2.7

8

1.1

8

3.0

17

1.7

29. Psychotherapy

1

2.7

21

3.0

15

5.6

37

3.7

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

8

1.1

5

1.9

13

1.3

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

5

.7

10

3.7

15

1.5

32. Humanistic Psychology

1

2.7

4

.6

6

2.2

11

1.1

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

9

1.3

6

2.2

15

1.5

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

4

.6

15

5.6

19

1.9

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

15

2.1

15

5.6

30

3.0

36. Psychology of Religion

1

2.7

16

2.3

12

4.5

29

2.9

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

13

1.9

9

3.4

22

2.2

38. Health Psychology

3

8.1

43

6.1

30

11.2

76

7.6

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

6

.9

5

1.9

11

1.1

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

2

5.4

43

6.1

14

5.2

59

5.9

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

28

4.0

12

4.5

40

4.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

24

3.4

13

4.9

37

3.7

43. Family Psychology

1

2.7

6

.9

6

2.2

13

1.3

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

7

1.0

4

1.5

11

1.1

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

1

2.7

21

3.0

9

3.4

31

3.1

46. Media Psychology

1

2.7

6

.9

7

2.6

14

1.4

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

17

2.4

9

3.4

26

2.6

48. Peace Psychology

1

2.7

7

1.0

8

3.0

16

1.6

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

3

.4

3

1.1

6

.6

50. Addictions

1

2.7

23

3.3

11

4.1

35

3.5

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

2

.3

6

2.2

8

.8

52. International

1

2.7

7

1.0

27

10.1

35

3.5

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

1

2.7

24

3.4

10

3.7

35

3.5

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

6

.9

6

2.2

12

1.2

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

8

1.1

6

2.2

14

1.4

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

9

1.3

8

3.0

17

1.7

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

11

29.7

187

26.6

27

10.1

225

22.4

Two

17

45.9

242

34.5

66

24.7

325

32.3

Three

5

13.5

149

21.2

61

22.8

215

21.4

Four or more

4

10.8

124

17.7

113

42.3

241

24.0

Number belonging to state associations

8

21.6

130

18.5

48

18.0

186

18.5

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

4

.6

14

5.2

18

1.8

Organizational business consulting psychology

0

.0

3

.4

4

1.5

7

.7

School

0

.0

3

.4

2

.7

5

.5

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

3

.4

2

.7

5

.5

Forensic

0

.0

3

.4

3

1.1

6

.6

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

1

.1

2

.7

3

.3

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

4

10.8

119

17.0

24

9.0

147

14.6

Total

37

100.0

702

100.0

267

100.0

1,006

100.0

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