Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Human Factors Engineer is $83,427
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Human Factors Engineers?
An entry-level Human Factors Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,758 based on 24 salaries. An early career Human Factors Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,826 based on 257 …Read more
What Do Human Factors Engineers Do?
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.
It is important to keep up to date with developments in the applicable field. It may …Read more
- 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.