Profile of the AAG Membership, 2007
 
Table 1. AAG Membership by Sex and Highest Degree Attained, 2007*
Degree Type
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Bachelors
776
21.72
1,034
17.04
2
0.39
1,812
17.83
Masters
1,105
30.93
1,537
25.33
2
0.39
2,644
26.02
Doctorate
1,197
33.50
2,840
46.80
48
9.25
4,085
40.21
Undetermined
495
13.85
657
10.83
467
89.98
1,619
15.94
Total
3,573
100.00
6,068
100.00
519
100.00
10,160
100.00
* Because many individuals list anticipated degrees in the database, degree totals include only cases where date of degree has passed (that is,
up to and including 2007). Data reflect actual membership on 1/18/2008.
** This is the percentage of each sex holding a particular type of degree.
*** This category includes cases where degree was not reported or highest degree was not clear.
 
Table 2. AAG Membership by Sex and Employment Category, 2007
Employment Type
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent*
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
College/University**
604
26.15
1,690
73.16
16
0.69
2,310
22.74
K12***
6
33.33
12
66.67
0  
0.00
18
0.18
Student
518
43.75
656
55.41
10
0.84
1,184
11.65
Federal Government
56
30.77
122
67.03
4
2.20
182
1.79
State/Local Government
36
26.67
98
72.59
1
0.74
135
1.33
Other Government
4
36.36
7
63.64
0  
0.00
11
0.11
Military
0  
0.00
16
100.00
0  
0.00
16
0.16
Nonprofit
36
52.94
30
44.12
2
2.94
68
0.67
Research Center
25
35.71
45
64.29
0  
0.00
70
0.69
Private Industry
56
28.00
144
72.00
0  
0.00
200
1.97
Staff
73
61.34
17
14.29
29
24.37
119
1.17
Self-Employed
23
32.39
47
66.20
1
1.41
71
0.70
Unemployed
18
62.07
11
37.93
0  
0.00
29
0.29
Retired
37
11.64
278
87.42
3
0.94
318
3.13
Not Reported
2,081
38.33
2,895
53.32
453
8.34
5,429
53.44
Total
3,573
35.17
6,068
59.72
519
5.11
10,160
100.00
* For sex-specific categories, this value represents the percent of the employment category filled by the specified sex (e.g. 43.75 percent of those who reported themselves as students were female).  For “Total” percent, this value represents the percent of the total membership falling into a specified employment category.
** This category includes faculty and researchers affiliated with colleges, universities, and community colleges.
*** This category includes teachers and administrators at the elementary and secondary levels.
 
Table 3. AAG Membership by Sex and Race/Ethnicity, 2007
Category
Female
Male
Not Reported
Total
 
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Number
Percent
Asian
390
10.92
568
9.36
6
1.16
964
9.49
African American
79
2.21
138
2.27
0
0.00
217
2.14
Hispanic
116
3.25
180
2.97
0
0.00
296
2.91
Native Alaskan
2
0.06
4
0.07
0
0.00
6
0.06
Native American
14
0.39
27
0.44
0
0.00
41
0.40
Pacific Islander
9
0.25
14
0.23
1
0.19
24
0.24
White, Non-Hispanic
1,749
48.95
2,768
45.62
8
1.54
4,525
44.54
Not Reported
1,214
33.98
2,369
39.04
504
97.11
4,087
40.23
Total
3,573
100.00
6,068
100.00
519
100.00
10,160
100.00

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