Determinants of Job Satisfaction Among Employees of Gondar College of Teacher Education, Ethiopia

Moges Addisu


The study of the determinants of job satisfaction was very essential for the college, for different level of managers, for those with the responsibilities of personnel matters, for employees, and for different other stakeholders. To identify the determinants of job satisfaction, the study used two groups of factors: (a) demographic variables, and (b) environmental variables. The problem of inadequate salary, problems with promotion, and uncomfortable supervision made employees dissatisfied. The main objective of the study was to assess the determinants of job satisfaction that influence the satisfaction level of the workforce. The study used both descriptive and quantitative methodologies of the research. Census sampling method was used to gather the data. The outcomes of the finding were: (1) there was no significant difference on gender, marital status, occupational group, experience, and job level regarding overall job satisfaction. (2) There was significant difference among age sub groups and educational sub groups of employees regarding with overall job satisfaction. (3) Among the five environmental predictors (the work itself, payment, promotional opportunities, the relationship with co-workers, and supervision), only two of them (the work itself and the relationship with co-workers) found to have significant relationship with general job satisfaction.

Keywords: determinants, job satisfaction, environmental variables

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