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Employee Satisfaction Survey Questions

Sample employee satisfaction survey questions to get employee feedback on satisfaction overall and with aspects of job; a free template easy to use with your survey tool.

Note: This example is meant as a starting point that you can then customize to your situation. The questions are not exactly as a respondent would see them; they are instead formatted in such a way that they can easily be copied and pasted into an online survey tool (such as SurveyMonkey), so please feel free to do so!

[Text in brackets are your instructions for setting up the survey and should not appear in the survey]

1. How long have you been a [insert company name] employee?
Less than 1 year
1 to less than 3 years
3 to less than 5 years
5 to less than 10 years
10 or more years

2. What is your department?
General Management
Finance
HR
Administration
Sales and Marketing
R&D
IT
Other

3. Overall, how satisfied are you with your experience as a [insert company name] employee? Please remember that your answers are completely anonymous.
[Display Choices Horizontally]
Very Dissatisfied
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Neutral
Somewhat Satisfied
Very Satisfied

4. How satisfied are you with each of the following aspects of your experience as a [insert company name] employee ?
[Matrix Question, One Answer per Row]

[Column Choices, Rating Scale]
Very Dissatisfied [Far Left]
Somewhat Dissatisfied
Neutral
Somewhat Satisfied
Very Satisfied [Far Right]

[Row Choices, Randomize Order]
Hours
Salary
Benefits
Work environment
Workload
Type of work
Training
Your supervisor
Communication from leadership

5. Please comment on each of the following aspects of your experience as a [insert company name] employee. (You may leave the space blank if you have no comment)
Hours: [Text Box]
Salary: [Text Box]
Benefits: [Text Box]
Work environment: [Text Box]
Workload: [Text Box]
Type of work: [Text Box]
Training: [Text Box]
Your supervisor: [Text Box]
Communication from leadership: [Text Box]
Other: [Text Box]

6. How likely are you to be an employee of [insert company name] one year from now?
Definitely will [ask Q7]
Probably will [ask Q7]
May or may not [ask Q8]
Probably will not [ask Q8]
Definitely will not [ask Q8]

7. What would you say to someone else who was considering being an employee of [insert company name] to persuade them to do so?

8. Why are you uncertain or unlikely to remain an employee of [insert company name]?

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