Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

Employees at United States Steel Corporation make $71K per year on average. At United States Steel Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Materials Senior Research Engineers, Maintenance Supervisors, Financial Analysts, and ERP Analysts; while the first receives the highest median pay at around $111K annually, the other salaries come in at $77K, $68K, and about $67K, respectively. Among the lower-paid positions at United States Steel Corporation are Benefits Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches approximately $37K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($110K per year) can be spotted in Troy, Mich.; Lorain, Ohio ($81K), Gary, Ind. (approximately $72K), and St. Louis, Mo. (about $70K) are the next top-paying cities. Detroit, Mich. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $56K. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Ohio, where the average salary is around $83K annually.

Years of Experience

Average pay is $71K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of United States Steel Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average about $58K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Six Sigma Green Belts have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $83K per year. Regarding salaries and education, United States Steel Corporation pays those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) the most — approximately $113K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Microsoft Word among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $83K annually. A relatively widespread skill at United States Steel Corporation is Microsoft Excel; one in four of employees use it for work. Microsoft Office, Project Management, and Data Analysis are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Only two in five workers at United States Steel Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just a fifth of employees can take sick leave. A large number of workers participate in a 401(k) program. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other perks are a subsidized cell phone, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for United States Steel Corporation


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78 %
$37,178 - $80,361
$56,452 - $97,421

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
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