Ergonomist Salary

Ergonomists in the United States can expect to earn an average of $74K per year. Career duration and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. The majority of Ergonomists claim high levels of job satisfaction. A large number claim medical and dental insurance and a majority get vision coverage. Men are slightly outnumbered by their female counterparts who answered the questionnaire, who make up a slight majority at 51 percent. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$51,341 - $116,016
$51K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $73,647
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50%
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$16.26 - $46.74
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$31
$47
MEDIAN: $30.52
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$0$119K
Salary $51,341 - $116,016
Bonus $-0.50 - $15,280
Profit Sharing $5,425
Total Pay (?
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$47,186 - $119,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$50
Hourly Rate $16.26 - $46.74
Overtime $27.96
Annual Data $0$119K
Bonus $-0.50 - $15,280
Profit Sharing $5,425
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$47,186 - $119,284
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

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Job Description for Ergonomist

Ergonomists work to ensure the efficiency and safety of various equipment and systems. They use scientific information to ensure the health, comfort, and safety of people who use their equipment. Ergonomists work in various environments. Many manufacturers and businesses employ ergonomists to prevent injuries to their employees. They work with plant personnel, office personnel, field safety personnel, assembly workers, and many others.

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Ergonomist Tasks

  • Inspect and evaluate workplace environments, equipment and practice, in order to ensure compliance with safety standards and government regulations.
  • Recommend equipment to help protect workers from potentially hazardous work methods or processes.
  • Assist in developing and engineering ergonomic equipment used to increase work productivity and employee safety.
  • Conduct safety training and education programs and demonstrate the use of safety equipment.

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Pay by Experience Level for Ergonomist

Pay by Experience for an Ergonomist has a positive trend. An entry-level Ergonomist with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $64,000 based on 34 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Ergonomist with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Ergonomist which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $85,000 based on 24 salaries. An Ergonomist with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $96,000 based on 16 salaries.

Key Stats for Ergonomist

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Ergonomist Salaries

Late-Career
▲30%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$74,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 14%
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