Years

Crafts

Operatives

Laborers

Technical

Professionals

Managers and Executives

R2

I like the kind of work I do.a

1985

1.86

2.16

2.31

1.84

1.60

1.76

.043

1990

1.71

1.83

2.29

1.70

1.57

1.67

.043

1996

1.89

1.99

2.26

1.78

1.65

1.73

.032

Considering everything, how satisfied are you with your job?b

1985

2.39

2.58

2.54

2.43

2.22

2.24

.012

1990

2.25

2.30

2.54

2.33

2.20

2.20

.010

1996

2.39

2.42

2.42

2.30

2.21

2.14

.008

My work gives me a feeling of personal accomplishment.a

1985

2.11

2.33

2.66

2.09

1.78

1.91

.054

1990

1.91

2.22

2.51

1.87

1.72

1.86

.046

1996

2.02

2.22

2.48

1.96

1.74

1.91

.040

My job makes good use of my skills and abilities.a

1985

2.22

2.68

3.05

2.60

2.09

2.20

.046

1990

2.16

2.23

2.86

2.13

1.99

2.06

.041

1996

2.12

2.30

2.64

2.12

1.87

2.00

.039

How do you rate the amount of pay you get on your job?c

1985

2.32

2.41

2.44

2.35

2.56

2.12

.027

1990

2.46

2.39

2.57

2.50

2.55

2.23

.018

1996

2.54

2.53

2.64

2.58

2.63

2.46

.015

How do you rate your total benefits program?c

1985

2.22

2.25

2.26

2.00

2.06

1.89

.009

1990

2.33

2.29

2.38

2.26

2.15

2.10

.010

1996

2.41

2.39

2.42

2.18

2.20

2.16

.011

How do you rate your company in providing job security for people like yourself?c

1985

2.43

2.67

2.50

2.14

2.00

1.92

.026

1990

2.52

2.32

2.74

2.35

2.12

2.19

.024

1996

3.04

2.85

2.79

2.87

2.66

2.59

.009

I am seriously considering leaving my company within the next 12 months.a

1985

2.12

2.46

2.48

2.68

2.40

2.34

.008

1990

3.76

3.81

3.61

3.63

3.61

3.62

.004

1996

3.79

3.70

3.68

3.57

3.69

3.62

.002

In my company, employees are encouraged to participate in making decisions which affect their work.a

1990

3.01

3.02

3.03

2.87

2.70

2.56

.022

1996

2.88

2.92

2.87

2.72

2.55

2.48

.022



The National Academies | 500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001
Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement