Brief Overall Job Satisfaction Measure I
DIRECTIONS: Please respond to the following questions about your current job.
1. All things considered‚ are you satisfied with your present job (circle one)? YES NO
2. How satisfied are you with your job in general (circle one)? 1= very dissatisfied‚ 2= somewhat dissatisfied‚ 3= neutral‚ 4= somewhat satisfied‚ 5= very satisfied
Below‚ please write down your best estimates on the percent time your feel satisfied‚ dissatisfied‚ and neutral about your present job on average. The three figures should add-up to equal 100%.
ON THE AVERAGE:
The percent of time I feel satisfied with my present job __%
The percent of time I feel dissatisfied with my present job __%
The percent of time I feel neutral about my present job __%
* Note: Only the percent time satisfied is scored.
Note: These 3 items are standardized so that they are on the same scale‚ and then the three standardized items are added or averaged.
Brief Overall Job Satisfaction Measure II
Some jobs are more interesting and satisfying than others. We want to know how you feel about your job. For each statement below‚ use the following scale to indicate which is most descriptive of your current job:
1 = STRONGLY DISAGREE‚ 2 = DISAGREE‚ 3 = SLIGHTLY DISAGREE‚ 4 = NEITHER AGREE NOR DISAGREE‚ 5 = SLIGHTLY AGREE‚ 6 = AGREE‚ 7 = STRONGLY AGREE
1. I feel fairly well satisfied with my present job.
2. Most days I am enthusiastic about my work.
3. Each day of work seems like it will never end. (reverse-scored)
4. I find real enjoyment in my work.
5. I consider my job rather unpleasant. (reverse-scored)
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