Human Factors Engineer Salary

A Human Factors Engineer earns an average salary of $80,929 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. A skill in End User Requirements Research is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$59,940 - $119,658
(Median)
$60K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,928
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90%

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$21.70 - $61.58
(Median)
$22
$31
$62
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$59,940 - $119,658  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $26,014  
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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$57,983 - $127,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 258
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$21.70 - $61.58  
   
Overtime
$35.22 - $81.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,152  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,939 - $26,014  
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).
)
$57,983 - $127,704  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Job Description for Human Factors Engineer

A human factors engineer helps to develop various items and focuses on the needs of the human body. The engineer should have the goal of making the items as efficient and comfortable as possible and making sure that they conform to human structure and ability. The engineer should aim to create and improve items so that they can help humans perform tasks efficiently, while aiming to reduce strain on the body.

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Human Factors Engineer Tasks

  • 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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Experience Affects Human Factors Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 75%



National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Human Factors Engineer Salaries

End User Requirements Research
up arrow 13%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 2%

Usability Testing
0%

National Average
$82,000

User Research
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 2%

Statistical Analysis
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
56 %
Male
44 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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