The level of occupational motivation of academic staff is a significant resource as the pillars of an entire building and play a central role in the fulfillment of the organizational goals of their institutions. In this frame, this study has been carried out within the purpose of being guided for the practices of universities as desired benefits center and contributed to the literature via determining the level of occupational motivation of academicians who have a crucial role in the point of being provided benefit, conducted the activities of research and development, and produced science in addition to the educational activities expected from universities. For this purpose, the data obtained from the questionnaire has been applied on 175 academicians have been analyzed via the “SPSS 26.0” program. As a result of the analysis, it has been identified that the level of occupational motivation of academicians does not differ statistically significant in terms of age, gender, marital status, title, years in the profession, and field of the study. On the other hand, it has been determined that the level of occupational motivation of academicians differs statistically significant in terms of types of institution employed, years of employment at the current institution, and academic units.
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