Effect of Job Stress, Benefits and Salary on Employee Job Satisfaction Based on Mediating and Moderating Role of Work Environment and Leadership: Evidence from Telecom Sector

  • Rehan Sohail Butt
  • Dr. Xuezhou Wen
  • Rana Yassir Hussain
  • Sabeeh Pervaiz
Keywords: Employee Job Satisfaction, Job Stress, Benefits and Salary, Work Environment, Leadership


The study aimed to explore the mediating role of work environment with employee job satisfaction, job stress and benefits and salary, to investigate the moderating effects of leadership between work environment and employee job satisfaction. The quantitative and inductive approach was used to collect data for 515 employees. The data was collected through a field survey with a closed-ended questionnaire methodology. The Smart-Partial Least Square (PLS-3.0) was used to analyze structural equation modeling (SEM) for studied variables. Furthermore, findings proved that there is a positive relationship between benefits and salary with employee job satisfaction. The work environment mediates the relationship between Benefits & salary and employee job satisfaction. Here, leadership moderates between work environment and employees' job satisfaction. The job stress has a relationship between employee job satisfaction, whereas, the work environment has a positive effect on job stress. This study assists the executive bodies of the telecommunication sector, how to reduce job stress and raise the level of job satisfaction among employees.


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Rehan Sohail Butt, Dr. Xuezhou Wen, Rana Yassir Hussain, & Sabeeh Pervaiz. (2020). Effect of Job Stress, Benefits and Salary on Employee Job Satisfaction Based on Mediating and Moderating Role of Work Environment and Leadership: Evidence from Telecom Sector. International Journal of Engineering and Management Research, 10(3), 121-130. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijemr.10.3.19