Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
Minimal Risk (0-20%): Occupations in this category have a low probability of being automated, as they typically demand complex problem-solving, creativity, strong interpersonal skills, and a high degree of manual dexterity. These jobs often involve intricate hand movements and precise coordination, making it difficult for machines to replicate the required tasks.
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The number of 'Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists' job openings is expected to rise 10.2% by 2031
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists' was $96,350, or $46.32 per hour
'Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists' were paid 108.1% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310
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As of 2022 there were 321,400 people employed as Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists within the United States.
This represents around 0.22% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 460 people are employed as Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists.
Design objects, facilities, and environments to optimize human well-being and overall system performance, applying theory, principles, and data regarding the relationship between humans and respective technology. Investigate and analyze characteristics of human behavior and performance as it relates to the use of technology.
SOC Code: 17-2112.01
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