Volume 40 - Number 2 - 1999 | DOI: 10.5032/jae.1999.02019
The purpose of this descriptive-correlational study was to investigate specific factors associated with job satisfaction and dissatisfaction of female (n = 8I) and male (n = 212) teachers of agriculture in Ohio. The study also sought to determine Ohio agriculture teachers , overall level of job satisfaction. Specific job satisfier factors investigated were: achievement, advancement, recognition, responsibility, and the work itself Job dissatisfier factors investigated were: interpersonal relations, policy and administration, salary, supervision, and working conditions. All of the job satisfier factors, except responsibility, were significantly related to the overall level of female agriculture teacher job satisfaction. None of the job satisfier factors were significantly related to overall male teacherjob satisfaction. Moreover, all of the job dissatisfier factors were significantly related to the overall level of female agriculture teacher job satisfaction. Again, none of the job satisfier factors were related to male agriculture teacher job satisfaction. Overall, female and male teachers of agriculture in Ohio are slightly satisfied with theirjobs and do not fiffer significantly. It was recommended thatparticular attention be given to the discrepancies between the relationships of job satisfier/dissatisfier factors by gender.