Performance Related Pay of University Employees: A Comparison of Public and Private Sector Universities of Pakistan

Bushra Nawaz, Amina Muazzam


Performance related pay plays an important role in
describing employee motivation towards work and their satisfaction
from pay. The aim of the study was to explore performance related
pay of employees of public and private sector universities of
Pakistan. Our results indicate that performance related pay was
positively correlated with motivation and job satisfaction (r= .557)
was significantly higher than private sector employees. Simple
linear regression demonstrated that demographic variables like
young age, teaching experience, marital status, income, educational
level and academic rank are predictors of performance related
pay. Results also indicated that performance related pay (PRP)
scale exhibit a high Cronbach Alpha.


Performance related pay; Motivation; Job satisfaction

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