Mediating Effect of Pay Satisfaction and Affective Commitment in the Relationship between Work Stress and Turnover Intention of Faculty in the Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Region XI

Kadelle D Pidor


This paper brought together the mediating effect of pay satisfaction and affective commitment on the relationship between work stress and turnover intention of the faculty in the Higher Education Institutions (HEI) in Region XI. The study made use of the descriptive – correlational method. The data were gathered from 263 teachers in private HEIs. There were four instruments used in this study, namely; Work Stress Scale, Affective Commitment Scale, Pay Satisfaction Scale and Turnover Intention Scale. Pearson Product Moment Correlation coefficient were used to determine the interrelationships between work stress, pay satisfaction, affective commitment and turnover intention as statistical
methods to arrive at the findings and conclusions. Path Analysis/Mediation Analysis was used to assess the interrelationships of variables in the hypothesized model. Findings
revealed that teacher in HEI Region XI achieved a high level of work stress. It means the level of work stress of the teachers is always manifested with moderate level of pay satisfaction which means that teachers are moderately satisfied with their level of pay.


Pay Satisfaction, Affective Commitment, Turnover Intentions, Work Stress Scale

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