Studying the Factors Affecting Job Satisfaction among the Students of Islamic Azad University (Case of Study: Science and Research Branch, Tehran)


1 Department of Social Communication, East Tehran Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Social Sciences, Garmsar Branch, Islamic Azad University, Semnan, Iran

3 Department of Sociology, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran


The present research has been conducted to study job satisfaction of students and the factors affecting it. Method of this research is survey-based and data collection technique was questionnaire. Reliability of the questionnaires was also confirmed with Cronbach's alpha method. Statistical population of the research includes all students studying in Sciences and Research branch. The statistical sample was determined 380 person based on Cochran Formula and was selected with simple random sampling method. Research findings showed: 60.6 % of the studied sample has full job satisfaction and 29.4% of the respondents have medium satisfaction and only 10% of them has low satisfaction rate. Study of relationship between variables showed that there was relationship between variables of job security, term of services, age and enjoyment of welfare equipment and job satisfaction and based on regression analysis, variables of enjoyment of enjoyment of welfare equipment, social solidarity , social relations , social trust , social security , social participation determine 83.2% of changes in variance of job satisfaction.