Profile of the AAG Membership, 2006
 

Table1. AAG Membership by Sex and Highest Degree Attained, 2006*

Degree Type
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Bachelors
701
20.27
976
16.08
4
0.71
1,681
16.65
Masters
1,119
32.36
1,515
24.96
5
0.88
2,639
26.14
Doctorate
1,136
32.85
2,887
47.56
34
6.00
4,057
40.19
Undetermined
502
14.52
692
11.40
524
92.42
1,718
17.02
Total
3,458
100.00
6,070
100.00
567
100.00
10,095
100.00
* Because many individuals list anticipated degrees in the database,degree totals include only cases where date of degree has passed (that is,
upto and including 2006). Data reflect actual membership on 12/31/2006.
** This is the percentage ofeach sex holding a particular type of degree.
*** This category includes caseswhere degree was not reported or highest degree was not clear.
 
Table 2. AAG Membership by Sex and Employment Category, 2006
Employment Type
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent*
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
College/University **
621
25.43
1,806
73.96
15
0.61
2,442
24.19
K12 ***
7
36.84
12
63.16
0
0.00
19
0.19
Student
555
44.29
677
54.03
21
1.68
1,253
12.41
Federal Government
59
29.80
134
67.68
5
2.53
198
1.96
State/Local Government
48
28.92
115
69.28
3
1.81
166
1.64
Other Government
3
37.50
5
62.50
0
0.00
8
0.08
Military
1
5.26
17
89.47
1
5.26
19
0.19
Nonprofit
32
49.23
31
47.69
2
3.08
65
0.64
Research Center
27
31.03
59
67.82
1
1.15
87
0.86
Private Industry
77
32.63
159
67.37
0
0.00
236
2.34
Staff
67
61.47
13
11.93
29
26.61
109
1.08
Self-Employed
22
33.85
41
63.08
2
3.08
65
0.64
Unemployed
17
60.71
11
39.29
 0
0.00
28
0.28
Retired
40
11.36
310
88.07
2
0.57
352
3.49
Not Reported
1,882
37.28
2,680
53.09
486
9.63
5,048
50.00
Total
3,458
34.25
6,070
60.13
567
5.62
10,095
100.00
* For sex-specific categories,this value represents the percent of the employment category filled by thespecified sex (e.g. 44.29 percent of those who reported themselves as studentswere female).  For “Total” percent, thisvalue represents the percent of the total membership falling into a specifiedemployment category.
** This category includesfaculty and researchers affiliated with colleges, universities, and communitycolleges.
*** This category includesteachers and administrators at the elementary and secondary levels.
 
Table 3. AAG Membership by Sex and Race/Ethnicity, 2006
Category
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Asian
327
9.46
516
8.50
6
1.06
849
8.41
African American
70
2.02
137
2.26
0
0.00
207
2.05
Hispanic
115
3.33
147
2.42
0
0.00
262
2.60
Native Alaskan
2
0.06
3
0.05
0
0.00
5
0.05
Native American
15
0.43
29
0.48
0
0.00
44
0.44
Pacific Islander
9
0.26
12
0.20
0
0.00
21
0.21
White, Non-Hispanic
1,088
31.46
1,735
28.58
4
0.71
2,827
28.00
Not Reported
1,832
52.98
3,491
57.51
557
98.24
5,880
58.25
Total
3,458
100.00
6,070
100.00
567
100.00
10,095
100.00

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