Level of Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members in the University of Eastern Philippines

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2019 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 6 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Emie s. Atencio
: 10.14445/23939125/IJEMS-V6I1P111
MLA Style:

Emie s. Atencio, "Level of Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members  in the University of Eastern Philippines" SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies 6.1 (2019): 103-110.

APA Style:

Emie s. Atencio,(2019). Level of Job Satisfaction of Faculty Members  in the University of Eastern Philippines. SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies 6(1), 103-110.


This study aimed at determining the level of job satisfaction of the faculty members in the University of Eastern Philippines. Specifically, it aimed to document the socio-demographic profile of the respondents in terms of age, sex, civil status, educational attainment, academic rank, monthly salary, length of service, seminar/trainings attended and job satisfaction, find out the problems encountered by the respondents. This study was conducted during the second semester, school year 2016-2017. This study made use of correlational survey design. The total population was 337 but only 7 were taken as samples through random sampling. The data were gathered with the aid of survey questionnaire. The data were tallied, tabulated, and analyzed using frequency counts, percentages and ranking. The multiple regression analysis used to determine the relationship between the independent and dependent variables. Findings revealed that majority of the respondents were 40-49 years old. Most of the respondents were male, married, and earned masteral units. Majority were instructors and had been in the service for 1-15 years, majority of them had ₱ 22, 938-25, 003 monthly income. Majority of them have attended seminars for professional advancement. In terms of their level of job satisfaction, majority of them perceived their job satisfaction rating as “extremely satisfied” with regard to intrinsic motivation. Majority of them were much satisfied with the salary and benefits given to them. In terms of their working condition, majority of them were “much satisfied.” On their level of satisfaction in terms of supervision, majority of them were much satisfied and to their interpersonal relationship with co-worker and superior, majority of them were also much satisfied. The predominant problems encountered by the respondents were needs of incentives, needs of recognition, inadequate salary and benefits, needs of recognition and support from the manager/administrator and delaying the decision making which pertained to the administration. Majority of the respondents suggested that there should always be recognition for a job well done to increase their level of job satisfaction.


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Key Words:

level, job satisfaction, intrinsic motivation, problems