DATA ANALYSIS 18
in the salary and this consequently mean that they are satisfied with the job. This study can be
extended to a larger sample so that the results can be confirmed. Since the study is concerned
with the pay and job satisfaction of the teachers in Japan, a large sample would give good results.
Probably a sample of 500 respondents could be considered for some confirmatory
analysis.However, the sample to be considered needs to be collected in a random manner. In a
random sample, all the respondents would have the same chances of being selected and therefore
bias will be avoided. Therefore, majority of the respondents indicated that there pay increased as
the time in the service increased. Some of them indicated that the pay was somehow reducing
given the workload. They felt that the workload was too much. Since the pay increased as
depending on the period of service and hence the pay trajectory, majority of the respondents
were satisfied with the job.
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