Human Factors Research Manager Salary in the United States

How much does a Human Factors Research Manager make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Human Factors Research Manager in the United States is $74 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $67 and $84. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Leads research studies and activities to support the development of user-centered product designs and that apply human factors principles, standards, and methodologies. Develops research and testing protocols that incorporate design principles, regulatory requirements, and behavioral methods. Plans and facilitates usability testing sessions and user interviews to evaluate product concepts and designs, and to identify problems or additional requirements. Develops and manages data collection instruments and protocols. Analyzes quantitative and qualitative data and presents research results to technical and development teams. Typically requires a master's degree in human factors, usability engineering, cognitive psychology or equivalent. Typically reports to a director. Manages subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. True first level manager. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Has full authority for personnel actions. Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. 1 - 3 years supervisory experience may be required. Extensive knowledge of the function and department processes. (Copyright 2022 Salary.com)

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