CareerGPS

Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Industrial Engineers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2018 2023 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
591 678 87 14.73% 17 42 59 $40.18 $83,574 Bachelor's degree
Description: 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.
Staffing Pattern Data Forecast Data Source: EMSI (2nd Quarter 2018)

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The information in this section represents occupational characteristics included in O*NET which defines key features of an occupation as a standardized, measurable set of variables called "descriptors". These distinguishing characteristics of an occupation are described in greater detail in the O*NET Content Model. All items are listed in descending order of importance.

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