A Study on Vocational School Teachers Satisfaction in Deli Serdang North Sumatera Indonesia

Eka Daryanto


This study explores the influence between individual characteristics, job characteristics and career development with job satisfaction of teachers in vocational schools at the Deli Serdang Province of North Sumatera, Indonesia. The sample size of this study was obtained using the proportional random sampling which further resulting a total number of 186 teachers who were found having the expected qualification in Mechanical Engineering subject. The hypotheses tests based on the path analysis on the research model revealed that individual characteristics, job characteristics and career development. The results showed that : 1) ) Individual characteristics directly influence the career development of vocational teachers in Deli Serdang, 2). Job characteristics directly influence the career development of teachers of vocational schools in Deli Serdang, 3). Individual characteristics directly influence the job satisfaction of vocational teachers in Deli Serdang, 4). Job characteristics directly influence the job satisfaction of teachers of vocational schools in Deli Serdang and 5). Career development directly influence the job satisfaction of teachers of vocational schools in Deli Serdang.


Individual Characteristics; Job Characteristics; Career Development and Job Satisfaction.

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