Division 7: 2012

Table 1: Demographic Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

N=

18

100.0

562

100.0

361

100.0

941

100.0

Gender

Men

6

33.3

169

30.1

194

53.7

369

39.2

Women

12

66.7

391

69.6

167

46.3

570

60.6

Not specified

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.2

Race/ethnicity

Asian

1

5.6

22

3.9

4

1.1

27

2.9

Hispanic

0

.0

10

1.8

7

1.9

17

1.8

Black

0

.0

9

1.6

6

1.7

15

1.6

White

13

72.2

398

70.8

328

90.9

739

78.5

Multiracial/multi-ethnic

0

.0

6

1.1

0

.0

6

.6

Other

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Not specified

4

22.2

117

20.8

15

4.2

136

14.5

Age

Under 30

1

5.6

7

1.2

0

.0

8

.9

30 - 34

0

.0

31

5.5

0

.0

31

3.3

35 - 39

0

.0

53

9.4

1

.3

54

5.7

40 - 44

2

11.1

61

10.9

7

1.9

70

7.4

45 - 49

3

16.7

30

5.3

10

2.8

43

4.6

50 - 54

2

11.1

45

8.0

12

3.3

59

6.3

55 - 59

2

11.1

45

8.0

30

8.3

77

8.2

60 - 64

2

11.1

85

15.1

67

18.6

154

16.4

65 - 69

1

5.6

73

13.0

60

16.6

134

14.2

70 or older

3

16.7

111

19.8

164

45.4

278

29.5

Not specified

2

11.1

21

3.7

10

2.8

33

3.5

Mean

56.8

 

57.5

 

70.1

 

62.3

 

SD

15.5

 

16.0

 

12.5

 

16.0

 

Region

New England

1

5.6

57

10.1

31

8.6

89

9.5

Middle Atlantic

6

33.3

107

19.0

78

21.6

191

20.3

East North Central

1

5.6

68

12.1

54

15.0

123

13.1

West North Central

2

11.1

37

6.6

19

5.3

58

6.2

South Atlantic

0

.0

97

17.3

73

20.2

170

18.1

East South Central

2

11.1

14

2.5

4

1.1

20

2.1

West South Central

2

11.1

20

3.6

16

4.4

38

4.0

Mountain

1

5.6

29

5.2

12

3.3

42

4.5

Pacific

1

5.6

93

16.5

60

16.6

154

16.4

Other US (eg, Puerto Rico)

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.2

Canada

1

5.6

15

2.7

10

2.8

26

2.8

Other

1

5.6

23

4.1

4

1.1

28

3.0

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

Table 2: Educational Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

18

100.0

562

100.0

361

100.0

941

100.0

Highest degree

               

PhD

5

27.8

517

92.0

352

97.5

874

92.9

EdD

0

.0

20

3.6

7

1.9

27

2.9

PsyD

0

.0

15

2.7

0

.0

15

1.6

Other doctorate or doctorate type not specified

2

11.1

6

1.1

1

.3

9

1.0

Masters

7

38.9

4

.7

0

.0

11

1.2

Not specified

4

22.2

0

.0

1

.3

5

.5

Years since degree

               

Less than 5

1

5.6

57

10.1

0

.0

58

6.2

5 - 9

2

11.1

51

9.1

1

.3

54

5.7

10 - 14

3

16.7

66

11.7

5

1.4

74

7.9

15 - 19

2

11.1

59

10.5

10

2.8

71

7.5

20 - 24

2

11.1

47

8.4

17

4.7

66

7.0

25 or more

5

27.8

274

48.8

325

90.0

604

64.2

Not specified

3

16.7

8

1.4

3

.8

14

1.5

Mean

21.6

 

25.3

 

40.9

 

31.2

 

SD

15.1

 

16.2

 

12.6

 

16.8

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

Table 3: Current Major Field of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

 

Total

18

100.0

562

100.0

361

100.0

941

100.0

Health service provider subfields

Behavior analysis

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Child clinical

0

.0

48

8.5

9

2.5

57

6.1

Clinical

1

5.6

70

12.5

32

8.9

103

10.9

Clinical neuropsychology

0

.0

4

.7

2

.6

6

.6

Counseling psychology

0

.0

4

.7

0

.0

4

.4

Family

0

.0

2

.4

2

.6

4

.4

Geropsychology

0

.0

1

.2

2

.6

3

.3

Health

0

.0

11

2.0

1

.3

12

1.3

School

2

11.1

6

1.1

0

.0

8

.9

Subtotal

3

16.7

147

26.2

48

13.3

198

21.0

Research and other subfields

Cognitive

0

.0

4

.7

6

1.7

10

1.1

Community

0

.0

5

.9

0

.0

5

.5

Comparative

0

.0

0

.0

2

.6

2

.2

Developmental

5

27.8

253

45.0

227

62.9

485

51.5

Educational

2

11.1

21

3.7

11

3.0

34

3.6

Experimental

0

.0

2

.4

8

2.2

10

1.1

General/Methods & Systems

0

.0

1

.2

4

1.1

5

.5

Industrial/Organizational

0

.0

3

.5

0

.0

3

.3

Neurosciences

0

.0

1

.2

4

1.1

5

.5

Personality

0

.0

4

.7

4

1.1

8

.9

Physiological/Psychobiology

0

.0

1

.2

2

.6

3

.3

Quantitative/ Math/ Psychometrics/ Stats

0

.0

1

.2

3

.8

4

.4

Social

0

.0

7

1.2

13

3.6

20

2.1

Subtotal

7

38.9

303

53.9

284

78.7

594

63.1

Other fields

Cognitive science

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Communications/Journalism

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.2

Education, Teaching

1

5.6

6

1.1

4

1.1

11

1.2

Law

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Medicine

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.2

Nursing

1

5.6

0

.0

1

.3

2

.2

Organizational Behavior

0

.0

0

.0

1

.3

1

.1

Psychiatry

0

.0

2

.4

0

.0

2

.2

Social/Behavioral Sciences

0

.0

1

.2

1

.3

2

.2

Social Work

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Speech & Hearing

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Theology/Religion

1

5.6

1

.2

0

.0

2

.2

Other

1

5.6

12

2.1

12

3.3

25

2.7

Subtotal

4

22.2

30

5.3

19

5.3

53

5.6

Science designation

                 

General science

1

5.6

26

4.6

7

1.9

34

3.6

Core science

7

38.9

297

52.8

286

79.2

590

62.7

Neither

6

33.3

157

27.9

58

16.1

221

23.5

Not specified

4

22.2

82

14.6

10

2.8

96

10.2

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

Table 4: Employment Characteristics of Division 7 Members by Membership Status, 2012

 

Membership Status

Total

Associate

Member

Fellow

N

%

N

%

N

%

N

%

N=

18

100.0

562

100.0

361

100.0

941

100.0

Employment status

Working full time

4

22.2

252

44.8

197

54.6

453

48.1

Working part time

1

5.6

33

5.9

14

3.9

48

5.1

Postdoctoral study

0

.0

8

1.4

3

.8

11

1.2

Not working and seeking work

0

.0

2

.4

1

.3

3

.3

Not working and not seeking work

0

.0

2

.4

1

.3

3

.3

Retired and not working

1

5.6

23

4.1

35

9.7

59

6.3

Retired and still working

1

5.6

9

1.6

17

4.7

27

2.9

Other

0

.0

1

.2

0

.0

1

.1

Employed; status not known

0

.0

3

.5

4

1.1

7

.7

Not specified

11

61.1

229

40.7

89

24.7

329

35.0

Licensure status

Licensed and/or certified

7

38.9

185

32.9

94

26.0

286

30.4

Not licensed/unknown

11

61.1

377

67.1

267

74.0

655

69.6

Primary work setting (full-time-employed only)

University settings

2

50.0

151

59.9

155

78.7

308

68.0

Four-year colleges

1

25.0

21

8.3

3

1.5

25

5.5

Medical school/ Academic medical center

0

.0

14

5.6

16

8.1

30

6.6

Other academic settings

0

.0

4

1.6

2

1.0

6

1.3

Schools & other educational settings

0

.0

6

2.4

3

1.5

9

2.0

Independent practice

1

25.0

25

9.9

2

1.0

28

6.2

Hospital

0

.0

2

.8

1

.5

3

.7

Clinic

0

.0

3

1.2

2

1.0

5

1.1

Other human service

0

.0

4

1.6

0

.0

4

.9

Business & industry

0

.0

2

.8

1

.5

3

.7

Government

0

.0

8

3.2

2

1.0

10

2.2

Other

0

.0

8

3.2

9

4.6

17

3.8

Not specified

0

.0

4

1.6

1

.5

5

1.1

Work activities (full-time-employed only)

Research

3

75.0

186

73.8

159

80.7

348

76.8

Education

4

100.0

178

70.6

148

75.1

330

72.8

Health/mental health services

1

25.0

59

23.4

21

10.7

81

17.9

Educational services

1

25.0

61

24.2

10

5.1

72

15.9

Other applied psychology

1

25.0

43

17.1

22

11.2

66

14.6

Management/administration

1

25.0

123

48.8

107

54.3

231

51.0

Other employment activities

0

.0

59

23.4

37

18.8

96

21.2

Not specified

0

.0

27

10.7

31

15.7

58

12.8

Primary work activity (full-time-employed only)

Research

0

.0

74

29.4

106

53.8

180

39.7

Education

2

50.0

76

30.2

25

12.7

103

22.7

Mental Health Services

0

.0

28

11.1

2

1.0

30

6.6

Educational Services

1

25.0

7

2.8

2

1.0

10

2.2

Applied Psychology

0

.0

5

2.0

1

.5

6

1.3

Management/administration

1

25.0

30

11.9

26

13.2

57

12.6

Other activities

0

.0

3

1.2

1

.5

4

.9

Not specified

0

.0

29

11.5

34

17.3

63

13.9

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