Journal of Hotel and Business Management

Journal of Hotel and Business Management
Open Access

ISSN: 2169-0286


Job Satisfaction in College Teachers: A Survey Based Study of GovernmentColleges of Hyderabad, Pakistan

Shafi M, Memon AS and Fatima H

Background and Objective: The profession of teaching is one of most stressful profession in all over the world. The aim of current study was to examine the job satisfaction of teachers of Government Colleges. Methodology: The descriptive type of research was adopted and the data was collected using questionnaire and face-to-face interviews. 231 teachers out of 576 teachers were randomly selected and were given predesigned questionnaire. Meanwhile, face-to-face interviews were conducted from few teachers of each College in-order to assess the level of job satisfaction and root causes of dissatisfaction among the college teachers. Results and Conclusion: The results of the study indicates that due to stumpy salary and lack of various facilities in colleges, 52.38% of teachers were dissatisfied whereas only 29.78% senior teachers were found satisfied with job. During interviews, some new factors were observed to be affecting the job satisfaction in college teaching staff. Job satisfaction among male and female teachers have a high degree of positive correlation and there is also a positive correlation between job satisfaction and length of service. Based on the findings of the results, the present study suggests some modification in the existing policies leading to improvement of satisfaction level.