Ergonomic chairs offer the best of the best for a combination of comfort and usability but sometimes they can break the bank.
So which ergonomic chair is right for you?
Our ergonomics panel decided to see what you get for under $200. They reviewed based on factors such as ergonomic safety, quality, customer reviews, and value for money.
Their results? Actually $200 goes a long way!
Below you can find their favorite choices.
Favorite Ergonomic Chair
- Ergonomic office chair
- Very reliable comfort
- Fully adjustable seating options
- Refreshing look to your office
The Modway Articulate Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair is our top choice for many reasons. Let’s start with the quality for the price. This chair actually offers everything you can come to expect from a compact ergonomic chair, without the huge price tag.
The adjustable height and armrests start off by ensuring comfort and effective use, while the mesh backing and great lumbar support help to enlist the best possible back support. And this is vital when working for hours on end.
The cushion on this chair is very comfortable and even offers a great thigh separation to help keep your feet safely planted on the floor.
Probably the best part of this chair is that everything is customizable. The many back and height options allow you to test and find the most optimal settings. This is the most important feature when looking for an ergonomic chair.
What we like
- High-quality mesh back design
- Soft cushion chair
- Tilt tension adjustment provides endless comfort
- Very good quality for the price
What we don’t like
- Backrest comes out of place in some cases
- Lifting can be troublesome for larger people
Overall, the Modway Chair is hands down our top choice for the best ergonomic chair you can get for under $200.
Runner Up Ergonomic Chair
- High-strength skeleton and mesh
- Headrest and lumbar cushion
- Adjustable armrests
- 1-year warranty
If the Modway wasn’t up to your liking, have a look at the TOPSKY Mesh Ergonomic Computer Office Chair. This chair comes with everything you would come to expect out of a high quality ergonomic office chair.
It offers a very unique look that is also very comfortable. The neck rest and lumbar support is very adjustable and can fit anyone who sits in the chair. The mesh backing and soft cushion chair provide a comfortable posture.
The strong base and easy-glide wheels are perfect for those who work in a very fast-paced workspace where they need to move around very frequently.
With a maximum weight capacity of 330 pounds, you can tell that this chair is built to last for long hours of work in your home or work office.
What we like
- Neck support is great for those who view multiple screens throughout the day
- Mesh backing is strong and sturdy
- Easy-glide wheels are easy to maneuver
- Armrests are highly adjustable
What we don’t like
- Seat cushion could be softer
- Multiple colour options would be nice
Best Value For Money
- Executive look
- Padded seat for all-day comfort
- Pneumatic seat adjustment
We couldn’t ignore how good value the AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair is. Of course you shouldn’t only look at price, but this chair offers a great ergonomic design and is very strong.
The black leather adds a very good feel of comfort and quality, while the adjustment settings bring the ergonomic feel to the chair like no other in this price range. With easy-glide wheels and a high back, this chair is built to move around the office with ease.
What we like
- Low cost and high feeling of quality
- The high back design makes this chair comfortable all day long
- Brown and black colour options allow for a great look to your office
- High-quality frame
What we don’t like
- 250-pound weight capacity could be better
- We wish the armrests were adjustable
Overall you the Amazon Basics Executive chair is a great choice if you’re on a budget but still want an ergonomic chair.
Other Great Affordable Chairs
Haven’t settled on a chair that’s right for you? Finding a comfortable and ergonomic chair that’s right for you is all about finding the right features for the right price. This means looking for chairs that not only provide height adjustments but arm heights and extra lumbar support. At the end of the day, ergonomics is all about being as comfortable as possible for long periods of time – pain and discomfort are the enemies in an office chair.
Take a look at some of our other great affordable chairs that are built to be highly ergonomic so that you can work for hours on end without pain and discomfort.
One of the better chairs in this price range, the Alera Chair is very comfortable and there are very profound ergonomic options to make you feel efficient in your workspace.
The soft cushion and mesh backing helps to provide a very good sense of comfort, while the adjustable armrests provide great ergonomics to your workspace. Endless colour options and a great price make this one of the more versatile chairs you can use to decorate your home or work office. Lastly, there are no worries on build quality. This chair feels strong and sturdy and is built to last.
This could be one of the better steals on our list. For those who are willing to sacrifice a small amount of comfort for a better ergonomics can look to the Office Star Lumbar Support Managers Chair. The best feature of this chair is the lack of cushion that enables the seat design and backrest to mould together into one of the best lumbar supports offered in ergonomic chairs. The chair comes in both black and grey which can provide a very special touch to your office.
The best part, this chair is under $200 and the quality feels like a very high-end chair. The comfort is exceptional and the adjustable seat and lumbar support add a very good level of ergonomics. If you are putting together a new home-office or are looking for a comfortable and economic upgrade to your existing work-chair, this is not one you will want to miss.
Have you been looking for a complete and well rounded ergonomic chair that offers the look and feel of work-efficiency but can also be used as a traditional office chair? This is the chair for you. What the LCH High Back Bonded Leather Executive Office Chair lacks in ergonomics, it makes up for in comfort and useable adjustments. The leather upholstery is perfect for those who want a sense of comfort in their office, yet the lumbar support and 360 swivels allow anyone to use this chair and feel ergonomic in their workspace.
With a high standard of build quality, flip up arms rests and a 1-year warranty this is one chair you can be sure will last and provide you with a sense of comfort and reliability in your workspace. The best part, this chair comes in at a great price, $165 is a steal for a chair of this quality and design.
Ok this one just went over the $200 budget, but we thought the Vandbow needed to be included in this list.
The breathable seat cushion and very high back design with extra lumbar support provide a sense of ergonomic comfort for a very low price.
The base feels strong and sturdy, and the wheels move around your office with ease. This is definitely one of the better chairs for such a low price.
Closing our list of the best ergonomic chairs for under $200 is the Office Factor Executive Chair.
Not only does the chair have a unique style, it’s built sturdy and highly adjustable. The heaviness of the chair makes it very ideal for larger people.
Apart from that, what also makes this ergonomic chair great is the actual seat. People say the chair is extremely comfortable with its thick padding.