THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AND JOB SATISFACTION THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS AND JOB SATISFACTION
Budi Taruna, Z., Tarumanagara University, Indonesia
This research tries to know the relationship between demographic factors and job satisfaction. Demographic factors are education level, personal income, age, job tenure, gender and marital status. Job satisfaction refers to an individual's general attitude toward his or her job. The research concepts were based on job satisfactions theory called exchange theory by Mulinge and Mueller (1998). Exchange theory consists of intrinsic rewards, organizational extrinsic rewards, social extrinsic rewards, convenience extrinsic costs. Intrinsic rewards consists of participations in decision making, autonomy, upward communication, task significance, distributive justice, career growth and task variety. Organizational extrinsic rewards consists of promotional opportunity and job security. Social extrinsic rewards consists of supervisory support, co worker support and group cohesion. Convenience extrinsic costs consist of work overload, role ambiquity, role conflict, resource inadequacy, inadequate socialization. Samples of 106 persons are gathered through simple random sampling technique. This research used Pearson correlation test, Spearman correlation test, Point Biserial correlation test, and mean difference test through One Way Anova. Results of this research are: There is no correlation between education level, personal income, age, job tenure, gender, marital status and job satisfaction. Based on that finding, it can be concluded that no correlations between demographic factors and job satisfaction among lecturers in X university. Other results obtained from this research there is difference in mean job satisfaction with its dimensions among faculties at X university in Jakarta.