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17-2112.01    Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  

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  • Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Engineering Psychologist
  • Chief Engineer
  • Human Factors Engineer
  • Managing Cognitive Engineer
  • Principal Engineer
  • Professor of Industrial Engineering
  • Usability Engineer


  • Advocate for end users in collaboration with other professionals including engineers, designers, managers, or customers.
  • Design or evaluate human work systems, using human factors engineering and ergonomic principles to optimize usability, cost, quality, safety, or performance.
  • Prepare reports or presentations summarizing results or conclusions of human factors engineering or ergonomics activities, such as testing, investigation, or validation.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Create models of engineering designs or methods.
  • Research human performance or health factors related to engineering or design activities.