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Ergonomists

Overview

Ergonomists help increase human productivity, comfort, safety, and health, and to decrease injury and illness by designing human-centered equipment, furniture, work methods, and techniques. They combine knowledge from various sciences and apply it to jobs, systems, products, and environments. Ergonomists are also known as human factors engineers and human factors specialists.

Salary Range

$25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

Master's Degree

Certification/License

Recommended

Outlook

Little Change or More Slowly than the Average
Personality Traits

Creative

Helpful

Problem-Solving

Career Ladder
Manager, or Consultant, or Professor

Experienced Ergonomist

Entry-Level Ergonomist

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