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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(25); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062502.

The Effect of Total Rewards on Job Satisfaction


Huaqian Huang1, Yingyi Deng1, Caifeng Qin2

Corresponding Author:
Yingyi Deng

1Guangdong Polytechnic of Industry and Commerce, Guangzhou, China

2Krirk University, Bangkok, Thailand


Data were collected through questionnaire survey, and the empirical method was used to investigate the impact mechanism of total rewards and its dimensions on job satisfaction. The results showed that: (1) Total rewards had a significant positive impact on employee job satisfaction; (2) salary, performance and recognition, personal development and career opportunities have significant positive effects on job satisfaction, while welfare and work-life balance have no significant positive effects on job satisfaction; (3) there are differences in the positive effects of five dimensions of total rewards on job satisfaction, in order of magnitude: personal development and career opportunities > performance and recognition > salary > work-life balance > welfare.


social exchange theory, total rewards, job satisfaction

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Huaqian Huang, Yingyi Deng, Caifeng Qin. The Effect of Total Rewards on Job Satisfaction. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 25: 8-13. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062502.


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