Human Factors Engineer Salary

A Human Factors Engineer earns an average salary of $83,501 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.

$61,666 - $119,522
$62K
$83K
$120K
MEDIAN: $82,618
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50%
90%

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$21.90 - $55.75
$22
$29
$56
MEDIAN: $29.21
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$0$121K
Salary $61,666 - $119,522
Bonus $855 - $10,003
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $9,933
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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$59,956 - $121,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 195
Hourly Data $0$55
Hourly Rate $21.90 - $55.75
Overtime $44.49
Annual Data $0$121K
Bonus $855 - $10,003
Profit Sharing $97.87 - $9,933
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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$59,956 - $121,204
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 17

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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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Popular Skills for Human Factors Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Human Factors Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Human Factors Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Human Factors Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 113 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Human Factors Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $92,000 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Human Factors Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $106,000 based on 44 salaries. A Human Factors Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $112,000 based on 14 salaries.

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Key Stats for Human Factors Engineer

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Human Factors Engineer Salaries

▲36%

▲29%

▲11%

National Average
$83,000

▼10%

Skills That Affect Human Factors Engineer Salaries

User Experience (UX) Design
▲43%





End User Requirements Research
▼0%

National Average
$83,000

User Interface Design
▼3%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
51 %
Male
49 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None: 7%
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