A Human Factors Engineer earns an average salary of $83,226 per year. A skill in User Experience (UX) Design is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

$61,463 - $120,515
$61K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $83,226
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$22.10 - $64.11
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MEDIAN: $28.50
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,463 - $120,515  
   
Bonus
$831 - $10,304  
Profit Sharing
$116.35 - $25,760  
Total Pay (?
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$57,400 - $123,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 175
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.10 - $64.11  
   
Overtime
$35.08 - $70.52  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$831 - $10,304  
   
Profit Sharing
$116.35 - $25,760  
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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$57,400 - $123,285  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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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

  • 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.
  • Conduct operability and workload investigations, documenting findings.
  • Work with potential users to evaluate human-machine problems and improve methods.

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Key Stats for Human Factors Engineer

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
048
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Human Factors Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%



National Average
$84,000


Skills That Affect Human Factors Engineer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
up arrow 30%


User Research
0%

Statistical Analysis
0%

National Average
$84,000


End User Requirements Research
up arrow 2%

User Interface Design
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
52 %
Male
48 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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