Impact of employee benefits on job satisfaction of teachers at higher level

Quratulain Hina, Shazia Zamir, Saira Nudrat


The study was designed to investigate the difference of employee benefits provided to the male and female employees, to investigate the difference of job satisfaction between male and female employees and to assess the impact of employee benefits on job satisfaction of the teachers at higher level. The research design was based on survey method. Population of the research was consisted on the male and female employees of the universities. Stratified sampling technique was selected while keeping in view the strata present in research population. The sample size of the research was based on 160 faculty members selected from the different universities of Islamabad. Due to the limitation of time and resources the study was delimited to the contractual employees only. Two sets of questionnaires were used in order to collect the data. An Employee Benefits Assessment Scale was developed by the researcher while a Job Satisfaction scale was adopted from the work of Diener, Ed., and Biswas-Diener, Robert. (2008). The data revealed that Leave travel allowance, House hiring, Covance allowance, Qualification allowance, Special duty allowance, Pension benefit, Central provident fund, General provident fund, Medical after retirement, Housing schemes, Benevolent fund, Club memberships, Health insurance, Life insurance, Performance bonus, Outdoor medical facility, Medical assistance in campus, Overtime policy and Refreshment trips were not being provided to the majority of the employees. Additionally there was statistically no significant difference between male and female employees with reference to general allowances, retirement benefits, medical facility, work environment and transportation. There was also no significant difference in the level of the job satisfaction of male and female employees. The research describes 54 percent variation in job satisfaction is due to employee benefits provided by the university management.

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