Five-factor model of personality and job satisfaction: a meta-analysis.

  title={Five-factor model of personality and job satisfaction: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Timothy A. Judge and Daniel Kupfert Heller and Michael K. Mount},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  volume={87 3},
This study reports results of a meta-analysis linking traits from the 5-factor model of personality to overall job satisfaction. Using the model as an organizing framework, 334 correlations from 163 independent samples were classified according to the model. The estimated true score correlations with job satisfaction were -.29 for Neuroticism, .25 for Extraversion, .02 for Openness to Experience, .17 for Agreeableness, and .26 for Conscientiousness. Results further indicated that only the… 
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