Ergonomist Salary (United States)

An Ergonomist earns an average salary of $76,182 per year.
Ergonomist Salary (?
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$50,929 - $105,773
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $76,181
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Ergonomist Salary (?
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$20.13 - $52.23
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MEDIAN: $32.00
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,929 - $105,773  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,793  
Total Pay (?
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$50,321 - $109,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 89
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$20.13 - $52.23  
   
Overtime
$19.13 - $89.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,793  
   
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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$50,321 - $109,072  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
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Job Description for Ergonomist

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Experience Affects Ergonomist Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
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$77,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
43%
female alumni
 
Male
57%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 10%