Career Outlook for Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists

Also known as:  Efficiency Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Packaging Engineer, Production Engineer
The overall job outlook for Human Factor Engineer or Ergonomist careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 16.02 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 2.67 percent per year. Demand for Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists is expected to go up, with an expected 42,310 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 2.61 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists in the following states
Michigan 19,680
California 18,310
Texas 14,680
Pennsylvania 10,940
Ohio 10,840
Florida 9,690
Illinois 8,290
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Human Factors Engineers and Ergonomists
Hawaii 60
Alaska 140
Wyoming 160
Montana 290
District of Columbia 320
South Dakota 330
Vermont 400
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