Selected Publications

Gender Differences in Practice Patterns and Income Among Psychologist in Professional Practice

Sentell, T., D.P. Pingitore, and R.M. Scheffler. “Gender Differences in Practice Patterns and Income Among Psychologist in Professional Practice.” Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 32.6 (Aug. 2001): 607-617.

Abstract

Income, an important facet of professional psychological practice, differs by gender. The potential sources of income differences among California clinical psychologists were investigated. Full-time female psychologists earned significantly less income on average than full-time male psychologists, despite similar patient demographics, caseloads, practice profiles, and payment sources. In separate regression models, professional experience increased income more for men than for women, whereas greater psychologist supply decreased income for both groups. According to the regression model, if female psychologists were paid like male psychologists, they would receive, on average