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Human Factors Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Human Factors Engineer is $80,664 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
$59,411 - $114,595
(Median)
$59K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $80,664
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$16.89 - $62.42
(Median)
$17
$31
$62
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$59,411 - $114,595  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,582  
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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$58,025 - $119,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 207
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $62.42  
   
Overtime
$38.66 - $68.78  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,582  
   
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).
)
$58,025 - $119,314  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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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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Pay by Experience Level for Human Factors Engineer

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

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Experience Affects Human Factors Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 50%

Experienced
up arrow 38%

Mid-Career
up arrow 7%

National Average
$82,000


Skills That Affect Human Factors Engineer Salaries

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 1%

National Average
$82,000

Usability Testing
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 2%

User Research
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 46 votes.

Gender

Female
53 %
Male
47 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 7%