The purpose of this research study is to identify the motivating factors that contribute to improvement of teachers’ job satisfaction at polytechnics. An empirical study was performed at polytechnics from state of Haryana, respectively, government and private polytechnics. As to achieve the purpose of this study, data was collected from 430 teachers from polytechnics. Exploratory factor analysis was run to validate the internal consistency of work motivation dimensions and academics job satisfaction. In addition, Ordinal logistic regression analysis (OLR) was performed to reveal academics job satisfaction on the basis of explanatory variables. The findings of study documented that dimensions of work motivation, for instance, financial motivation, external self-concept, enjoyment of work, internal self-concept, and goal internalization significantly influence the academics job satisfaction of teachers at polytechnics.