Division 6: 2009

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

Gender

Men

4

80.0

127

69.4

253

80.8

384

76.6

Women

1

20.0

55

30.1

60

19.2

116

23.2

Not specified

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Race/ethnicity

American Indian

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Asian

0

.0

6

3.3

2

.6

8

1.6

Hispanic

1

20.0

5

2.7

6

1.9

12

2.4

Black

0

.0

3

1.6

4

1.3

7

1.4

White

4

80.0

143

78.1

286

91.4

433

86.4

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

1

.5

2

.6

3

.6

Not specified

0

.0

25

13.7

12

3.8

37

7.4

age

30 - 34

0

.0

3

1.6

0

.0

3

.6

35 - 39

0

.0

14

7.7

1

.3

15

3.0

40 - 44

0

.0

12

6.6

8

2.6

20

4.0

45 - 49

0

.0

10

5.5

11

3.5

21

4.2

50 - 54

1

20.0

16

8.7

17

5.4

34

6.8

55 - 59

0

.0

23

12.6

27

8.6

50

10.0

60 - 64

0

.0

32

17.5

51

16.3

83

16.6

65 - 69

2

40.0

19

10.4

49

15.7

70

14.0

70 or older

2

40.0

39

21.3

139

44.4

180

35.9

Not specified

0

.0

15

8.2

10

3.2

25

5.0

Mean

66.8

 

60.0

 

68.8

 

65.7

 

SD

10.3

 

14.0

 

12.4

 

13.6

 

Region

New England

0

.0

19

10.4

34

10.9

53

10.6

Middle Atlantic

1

20.0

29

15.8

61

19.5

91

18.2

East North Central

2

40.0

16

8.7

32

10.2

50

10.0

West North Central

0

.0

14

7.7

15

4.8

29

5.8

South Atlantic

1

20.0

34

18.6

71

22.7

106

21.2

East South Central

0

.0

2

1.1

8

2.6

10

2.0

West South Central

0

.0

10

5.5

23

7.3

33

6.6

Mountain

0

.0

7

3.8

12

3.8

19

3.8

Pacific

1

20.0

36

19.7

36

11.5

73

14.6

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Canada

0

.0

7

3.8

15

4.8

22

4.4

Other

0

.0

8

4.4

6

1.9

14

2.8

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

Highest degree

Ph.D.

1

20.0

169

92.3

306

97.8

476

95.0

Ed.D.

0

.0

1

.5

1

.3

2

.4

Psy.D.

0

.0

7

3.8

0

.0

7

1.4

M.D.

0

.0

1

.5

3

1.0

4

.8

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

0

.0

4

2.2

1

.3

5

1.0

Masters

4

80.0

0

.0

0

.0

4

.8

Not specified

0

.0

1

.5

2

.6

3

.6

Years since degree

Less than 5

0

.0

3

1.6

0

.0

3

.6

5 - 9

0

.0

17

9.3

1

.3

18

3.6

10 – 14

0

.0

24

13.1

5

1.6

29

5.8

15 – 19

0

.0

9

4.9

12

3.8

21

4.2

20 – 24

2

40.0

23

12.6

11

3.5

36

7.2

25 or more

3

60.0

102

55.7

283

90.4

388

77.4

Not specified

0

.0

5

2.7

1

.3

6

1.2

Mean

33.8

 

28.2

 

40.3

 

35.8

 

SD

11.6

 

14.4

 

12.1

 

14.2

 

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Child clinical

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Clinical

1

20.0

28

15.3

24

7.7

53

10.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

7

3.8

6

1.9

13

2.6

Counseling psychology

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Forensic

0

.0

1

.5

1

.3

2

.4

Health

1

20.0

3

1.6

8

2.6

12

2.4

School

1

20.0

1

.5

0

.0

2

.4

Subtotal

3

60.0

41

22.4

40

12.8

84

16.8

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

2

1.1

10

3.2

12

2.4

Comparative

0

.0

7

3.8

22

7.0

29

5.8

Developmental

0

.0

3

1.6

12

3.8

15

3.0

Educational

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Environmental

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.4

Experimental

1

20.0

33

18.0

60

19.2

94

18.8

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

2

1.1

2

.6

4

.8

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

2

1.1

0

.0

2

.4

Neurosciences

0

.0

25

13.7

47

15.0

72

14.4

Personality

0

.0

2

1.1

1

.3

3

.6

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

32

17.5

67

21.4

99

19.8

Psychopharmacology

0

.0

3

1.6

21

6.7

24

4.8

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Social

0

.0

0

.0

3

1.0

3

.6

Subtotal

1

20.0

112

61.2

248

79.2

361

72.1

Other fields

Behavioral Medicine

0

.0

1

.5

3

1.0

4

.8

Business or Management

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.4

Cognitive science

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Computer Science

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Education, Teaching

0

.0

3

1.6

1

.3

4

.8

Medicine

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Psychiatry

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Public Health

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Rehabilitation

0

.0

1

.5

1

.3

2

.4

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Social Work

1

20.0

0

.0

0

.0

1

.2

Other

0

.0

4

2.2

10

3.2

14

2.8

Subtotal

1

20.0

11

6.0

21

6.7

33

6.6

Science designation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General science

1

20.0

9

4.9

12

3.8

22

4.4

Core science

1

20.0

111

60.7

250

79.9

362

72.3

Neither

3

60.0

44

24.0

47

15.0

94

18.8

Not specified

0

.0

19

10.4

4

1.3

23

4.6

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

 

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

 

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

1

20.0

86

47.0

174

55.6

261

52.1

Working part time

0

.0

4

2.2

18

5.8

22

4.4

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

1

.5

3

1.0

4

.8

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Retired and not working

1

20.0

14

7.7

34

10.9

49

9.8

Retired and still working

1

20.0

5

2.7

12

3.8

18

3.6

Employed; status not known

0

.0

3

1.6

4

1.3

7

1.4

Not specified

2

40.0

69

37.7

68

21.7

139

27.7

 

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

1

20.0

53

29.0

70

22.4

124

24.8

Not licensed/unknown

4

80.0

130

71.0

243

77.6

377

75.2

 

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

1

100.0

42

48.8

106

60.9

149

57.1

Four-year colleges

0

.0

11

12.8

7

4.0

18

6.9

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

7

8.1

20

11.5

27

10.3

Other academic settings

0

.0

1

1.2

2

1.1

3

1.1

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

0

.0

1

.6

1

.4

Independent practice

0

.0

11

12.8

7

4.0

18

6.9

Hospital

0

.0

3

3.5

7

4.0

10

3.8

Clinic

0

.0

1

1.2

1

.6

2

.8

Other human service

0

.0

2

2.3

2

1.1

4

1.5

Business & industry

0

.0

1

1.2

0

.0

1

.4

Government

0

.0

4

4.7

9

5.2

13

5.0

Other

0

.0

2

2.3

11

6.3

13

5.0

Not specified

0

.0

1

1.2

1

.6

2

.8

 

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

1

100.0

54

62.8

131

75.3

186

71.3

Education

1

100.0

56

65.1

120

69.0

177

67.8

Health/mental health services

0

.0

22

25.6

15

8.6

37

14.2

Educational services

0

.0

14

16.3

12

6.9

26

10.0

Other applied psychology

0

.0

9

10.5

5

2.9

14

5.4

Management/administration

1

100.0

37

43.0

92

52.9

130

49.8

Other activities

0

.0

9

10.5

37

21.3

46

17.6

Not specified

0

.0

14

16.3

39

22.4

53

20.3

 

Primary activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

18

20.9

83

47.7

101

38.7

Education

0

.0

27

31.4

28

16.1

55

21.1

Mental Health Services

0

.0

17

19.8

2

1.1

19

7.3

Educational Services

0

.0

0

.0

1

.6

1

.4

Management/administration

1

100.0

11

12.8

18

10.3

30

11.5

Other activities

0

.0

0

.0

2

1.1

2

.8

Not specified

0

.0

13

15.1

40

23.0

53

20.3

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

Table 5: Membership Characteristics of Division 6 Members by Membership Status, 2009

 

Other division memberships

Associate

Member

Fellow

Total

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

1. General Psychology

1

20.0

14

7.7

82

26.2

97

19.4

2. Teaching of Psychology

1

20.0

28

15.3

27

8.6

56

11.2

3. Experimental Psychology

0

.0

45

24.6

160

51.1

205

40.9

5. Evaluation & Measurement

0

.0

5

2.7

7

2.2

12

2.4

6. Behavioral Neuroscience & Comparative

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

7. Developmental Psychology

0

.0

9

4.9

25

8.0

34

6.8

8. Personality & Social

1

20.0

6

3.3

16

5.1

23

4.6

9. SPSSI

0

.0

3

1.6

14

4.5

17

3.4

10. Psychology & the Arts

0

.0

2

1.1

4

1.3

6

1.2

12. Clinical Psychology

0

.0

8

4.4

21

6.7

29

5.8

13. Consulting Psychology

0

.0

3

1.6

3

1.0

6

1.2

14. SIOP

0

.0

2

1.1

4

1.3

6

1.2

15. Educational Psychology

0

.0

5

2.7

4

1.3

9

1.8

16. School Psychology

1

20.0

1

.5

3

1.0

5

1.0

17. Counseling Psychology

0

.0

1

.5

4

1.3

5

1.0

18. Psychologists in Public Service

0

.0

3

1.6

5

1.6

8

1.6

19. Society for Military Psychology

0

.0

2

1.1

7

2.2

9

1.8

20. Adult Development & Aging

0

.0

8

4.4

20

6.4

28

5.6

21. Applied Experimental & Engineering

0

.0

4

2.2

6

1.9

10

2.0

22. Rehabilitation Psychology

0

.0

7

3.8

7

2.2

14

2.8

23. Consumer Psychology

0

.0

1

.5

6

1.9

7

1.4

24. Theoretical & Philosophical

0

.0

4

2.2

8

2.6

12

2.4

25. Behavior Analysis

1

20.0

15

8.2

42

13.4

58

11.6

26. History of Psychology

1

20.0

8

4.4

44

14.1

53

10.6

27. Community Psychology

0

.0

2

1.1

5

1.6

7

1.4

28. Psychopharmacology & Substance Abuse

1

20.0

26

14.2

73

23.3

100

20.0

29. Psychotherapy

0

.0

5

2.7

3

1.0

8

1.6

30. Psychological Hypnosis

0

.0

2

1.1

3

1.0

5

1.0

31. State, Provincial, & Territorial Psychological Assn Affairs

0

.0

3

1.6

6

1.9

9

1.8

32. Humanistic Psychology

0

.0

1

.5

4

1.3

5

1.0

33. Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities

0

.0

4

2.2

5

1.6

9

1.8

34. Population & Environmental

0

.0

1

.5

6

1.9

7

1.4

35. Psychology of Women

0

.0

7

3.8

13

4.2

20

4.0

36. Psychology of Religion

0

.0

5

2.7

6

1.9

11

2.2

37. Child and Family Policy & Practice

0

.0

4

2.2

5

1.6

9

1.8

38. Health Psychology

1

20.0

13

7.1

28

8.9

42

8.4

39. Psychoanalysis

0

.0

2

1.1

2

.6

4

.8

40. Clinical Neuropsychology

0

.0

42

23.0

50

16.0

92

18.4

41. Psychology-Law Society

0

.0

5

2.7

5

1.6

10

2.0

42. Psychologists in Independent Practice

0

.0

8

4.4

6

1.9

14

2.8

43. Family Psychology

0

.0

2

1.1

2

.6

4

.8

44. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Issues

0

.0

1

.5

3

1.0

4

.8

45. Ethnic Minority Issues

0

.0

2

1.1

7

2.2

9

1.8

46. Media Psychology

0

.0

2

1.1

2

.6

4

.8

47. Exercise & Sport Psychology

0

.0

1

.5

8

2.6

9

1.8

48. Peace Psychology

1

20.0

3

1.6

5

1.6

9

1.8

49. Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy

0

.0

2

1.1

4

1.3

6

1.2

50. Addictions

0

.0

2

1.1

10

3.2

12

2.4

51. Men & Masculinity

0

.0

2

1.1

4

1.3

6

1.2

52. International

0

.0

5

2.7

21

6.7

26

5.2

53. Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology

0

.0

2

1.1

5

1.6

7

1.4

54. Pediatric Psychology

0

.0

5

2.7

6

1.9

11

2.2

55. Advancement of Pharmacotherapy

0

.0

6

3.3

6

1.9

12

2.4

56. Trauma Psychology

0

.0

3

1.6

4

1.3

7

1.4

Number of divisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One

3

60.0

49

26.8

47

15.0

99

19.8

Two

0

.0

64

35.0

79

25.2

143

28.5

Three

0

.0

29

15.8

81

25.9

110

22.0

Four or more

2

40.0

41

22.4

106

33.9

149

29.7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number belonging to state associations

2

40.0

37

20.2

56

17.9

95

19.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABPP Clinical psychology

0

.0

4

2.2

9

2.9

13

2.6

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

2.2

8

2.6

12

2.4

Forensic

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Behavioral psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.4

Clinical health

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.2

Clinical child and adolescent psychology

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Group psychology

0

.0

1

.5

0

.0

1

.2

Rehabilitation psychology

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.4

Paid the 2009 practice assessment

0

.0

23

12.6

14

4.5

37

7.4

Total

5

100.0

183

100.0

313

100.0

501

100.0

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