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Human Factors Specialist Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$102,390 (USD)

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The average pay for a Human Factors Specialist is $102,390 a year and $49 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Human Factors Specialist is between $72,497 and $126,871. On average, a Master's Degree is the highest level of education for a Human Factors Specialist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Conducts research, development, application, and evaluation of psychological principles relating human behavior to characteristics, design, and use of environments and systems within which human beings work and live: collaborates with equipment designers in design, development, and utilization of man-machine systems to obtain optimum efficiency in terms of human capabilities.
  • Advises on human factors to be considered in design of man-machine systems, military equipment, and industrial products.
  • Participates in solving such problems as determining numbers and kinds of workers required to operate machines, allocation of functions to machines and operators, and layout and arrangement of work sites.
  • Analyzes jobs to establish requirements for use in classification, selection, placement, and training of personnel job analyst.
  • Develops training methods and materials, such as curriculums, lectures, and films, and prepares handbooks of human engineering data for use by equipment and system designers.
  • May conduct research to develop psychological theories concerning such subjects as effects of physical factors (temperature, humidity, vibration, noise, and illumination) on worker's behavior; functional design of dials, scales, meters, and other instruments to minimize sensory requirements; specifications for optimal size, shape, direction and speed of motion, and location of equipment controls; and effects of environmental, organismic, and task or job variables on work behavior and life quality.
Human Factors Specialist Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Psychologists, All Other

Job family population: 12,880

Estimated population of Human Factors Specialist jobs: 3,279

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



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Human Factors Specialist Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

Senior HRIS Specialist
May 7
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The Senior Human Resources Information System (HRIS) Specialist with expertise in HR systems of ... Ultimate Software (Ultipro), iCIMS, SAP-Success Factors experience strongly preferred. * Expertise ...
Principal User Experience Analyst- Senior Front End UI/UX Specialist
May 17
New York, USA
BNY Mellon
... Human Factors Engineering • Deep knowledge of the User Experience Design process • Comprehensive experience in designing highly transactional websites and web-based applications • Experience ...
Crisis Intervention Specialist (Bilingual)
Mar 19
Syosset, NY, USA
Demonstrate efforts to understand residents' trauma histories and psychosocial factors and ensure ... human services and educational opportunities while advocating for social change.
Consulting Manager M&A Organizational Change Management NY 19-00036
May 23
New York, NY, USA
Global Consulting Partnership
... address the human factors affecting an organization's ability to reach their transformation ... Oversee work performed by members of the OCM team (Change Specialist, Communications Specialist ...
Director, Project Manager Medical Affairs
Apr 29
Bernardsville, NJ, USA
Spectrum Staffing Services
... and key factors in order to anticipate potential risks and establish plan to mitigate, as ... Our Staffing Consultants are specialists in Human Resources, Scientific/Medical Device, Engineering ...
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