Job Satisfaction among Extension Workers in North Sinai Governorate, Egypt
The research aimed to identify job satisfaction degree Among Extension Workers in North Sinai Governorate, determine the relationship between Extension Workers job satisfaction degree and the studied independent variables, and finally to recognize the most important problems facing respondents . Research data were collected through personal interviewing questionnaire with 96 respondents representing 80% of the total extension workers in the Governorate , Numerical data , tables and percentages were used in data presentation , arithmetic means ,standard deviation, Pearson`s correlation coefficient , and Chi-Square Test were used to analyze data statistically. Results showed that 40.6 % of respondents were in the age category of (46 years and above), and about two thirds of respondents (64.6 %) were University graduates, more than half of respondents (57.3 %) were non-specialists in agricultural extension , and that more than half of respondents (55.2 %) were rural upbringing . Results showed that More than two fifths of respondents extension workers (44.79 %) had a high job satisfaction level , More than one third of them (35.42%) were in the middle category of job satisfaction level , while About one fifth of the respondents (19.79%) fall into the low job satisfaction category. A significant relationship at 0.01 level, were found between the level of Job satisfaction for the respondents and academic qualification, academic specialization, There were a significant correlation between the age of the respondents and the degree of job satisfaction at 0.05 level, A negative significant relationship at 0.01 level, were found between the total degree of respondents Job satisfaction and each of the following variables : the scope of supervised area , the distance between the workplace and place of residence for extension workers
Keywords - Job Satisfaction, Extension Workers, Agricultural Extension.