Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
- Design or evaluate human work systems, using human factors engineering and ergonomic principles to optimize usability, cost, quality, safety, or performance.
- Advocate for end users in collaboration with other professionals including engineers, designers, managers, or customers.
- Analyze complex systems to determine potential for further development, production, interoperability, compatibility, or usefulness in a particular area, such as aviation.
- Apply modeling or quantitative analysis to forecast events, such as human decisions or behaviors, the structure or processes of organizations, or the attitudes or actions of human groups.
- Assess the user-interface or usability characteristics of products.
- Collect data through direct observation of work activities or witnessing the conduct of tests.
- Conduct research to evaluate potential solutions related to changes in equipment design, procedures, manpower, personnel, or training.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™ 16.0; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
National: + 6.4%
Highest ($50,000 and up)