Job satisfaction, as an academic concept, has aroused wide attentions from the fields of management, social psychology, and practical operations in recent years. This paper reviews more than a decade of researches on the antecedents and outcomes of job satisfaction. Starting from the definition of job satisfaction, the author discusses the several models for the measurement of job satisfaction. Then, the author discusses the achievements of job satisfaction and mentions a model describing the job satisfaction. Finally, the author presents a paradox of job satisfaction and job performance.