Aim: To evaluate job satisfaction among junior graduated Doctors and Dentists.
Methodology: A cross sectional survey was conducted from three Medical and Dental colleges. At the time of study, there were a total of 50 Dentists and 50 Doctors. A pre-validated questionnaire was used for data collection consisted of 20 questions, the content of the questionnaire included socio-demographic characteristics and lists of factors for job satisfaction and dissatisfaction. Data was entered and analyzed using SPSS version 20. Frequencies and Percentages were calculated as descriptive statistics whereas independent sample t-test was conducted as inferential statistics.
Results: The results of independent sample t test revealed that significant difference regarding job satisfaction was found among freshly graduated Doctors and Dentists in terms of Fringe Benefits (t=2.82, P=.006), Working with Coworkers (t=-2.314, P=.023) and Nature of Work (t= -2.375, P=.020).
Conclusion: In terms of fringe benefits, Doctors were more satisfied as compared to dentists. In terms of coworkers and nature of work, Dentists were more satisfied as compared to Doctors. In all other categories there was no significant difference
Keywords: Freshly Graduate, Job Satisfaction, Dentists, Doctors