CareerGPS

Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
Summary Occupational Forecast Data for Industrial Engineers
Employment Employment Change Average Annual Job Openings Wage & Training Levels
2019 2024 Numerical Percent New Jobs Replacement Jobs Total Median Hourly Median Annual Training Levels
623 704 81 12.95% 16 51 67 $38.88 $80,868 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.
Forecast Data Source: EMSI (3rd Quarter 2019)

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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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