Job Satisfaction among Teachers

Author: Humaira Liaqat

Supervisor: Ms. Shazia Khalid

Degree: M.Sc

Year: 2006-2008

University: Institute of Applied Psychology, Punjab University, Lahore, Pakistan


The present research was conducted to investigate the relationship of job satisfaction among teachers working in government and private sectors. It was hypothesized that government sector teachers are more satisfied with their jobs than private sector teacher. The sample for this research was consisted of 100 teachers (50 government teachers and 50 private teachers). The sample was taken from different schools of the city Lahore. In order to collect data, purposive sampling strategy was used. Job Satisfaction Survey (JSS) by Paul E. Spector was used for assessment. To conduct analysis, independent sample t-test and Pearson product moment correlation were used for inferential analysis while descriptive analysis was also used for demographic data. The findings of this research indicated that there is no significant difference in job satisfaction between government sector teachers and private sector teachers.

Keywords: Job Satisfaction, Government sector teachers, Private sector teachers.

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