Human Factors Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Human Factors Engineer is $80,778 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Human Factors Engineer Total Pay (?
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$59,234 - $113,314
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MEDIAN: $80,777
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Human Factors Engineer Total Pay (?
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$16.64 - $63.32
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MEDIAN: $33.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,234 - $113,314  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,874  
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $4,250  
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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$58,574 - $118,917  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.64 - $63.32  
   
Overtime
$40.29 - $61.94  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,874  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,750 - $4,250  
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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$58,574 - $118,917  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 214
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Job Description for Human Factors Engineer

  • Conduct operability and workload investigations, documenting findings.
  • Work with potential users to evaluate human-machine problems and improve methods.
  • Collect requirements and user needs for projects to identify human components for design.
  • Present findings in person, using wireframes, over the web and in reports.

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Pay by Experience Level for Human Factors Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

Washington
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$82,000
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Experience Affects Human Factors Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
up arrow 37%
Mid-Career
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National Average
$82,000

Skills That Affect Human Factors Engineer Salaries

National Average
$82,000
Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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User Interface Design
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Usability Testing
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User Research
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 48 votes.

Gender

Female
50%
female alumni
 
Male
50%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%
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