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Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

United States Steel Corporation generally pays its employees $63K annually. Though how long you've been working and your role at the company do impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at United States Steel Corporation. This summary is derived from information collected in the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

United States Steel Corporation typically pays:
above market

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Employer: United States Steel Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Labor Relations Representative (3)
$41,586 - $83,349  
[-]Labor Relations Representative (3)
Salary$42,632 - $82,889  
Bonus$426.63 - $8,919  
Total Pay$41,586 - $83,349  
[+]Buyer (3)
$38,202 - $78,482  
[+]Buyer (3)
Salary$40,652 - $73,839  
Bonus$392.80 - $6,226  
Total Pay$38,202 - $78,482  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
$46,055 - $109,394  
[+]Operations Manager (3)
Salary$45,650 - $99,015  
Total Pay$46,055 - $109,394  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
$28,519 - $60,686  
[+]Administrative Assistant (2)
Total Pay$28,519 - $60,686  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 10 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 61
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Residents of Detroit pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $90K per year; other top-paying cities include Pittsburgh ($63K) and Gary (about $62K). By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Texas, where the average salary is approximately $77K annually.

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $56K. Respondents with a company tenure of five to ten years tend to make around $66K. To sum up, the greater portion of employees here (34 percent) have worked in their field for 10-19 years and now make $70K per year.


Earning about $74K on average, Operations Managers receive the most money, followed by Heavy Industrial Quality Assurance Engineers (approximately $67K), ERP Analysts ($63K), and Buyers (around $61K). Labor Relations Representatives at United States Steel Corporation do not see much in the way of financial compensation and represent one of the lower-paid positions ($56K) at the company.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to about $126K for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Becoming a Master Electrician can certainly pay off here; those folks make approximately $90K. United States Steel Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering — these employees rake in around $63K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Regulatory Compliance; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $96K. Folks here also tend to know Data Analysis; on the survey, less than ten percent of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Other top skills include Safety Compliance, Microsoft Office, and Leadership.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, United States Steel Corporation gives paid vacation to 37 percent and paid sick leave to 29 percent. Most workers take advantage of the 401(k) plan that United States Steel Corporation sponsors. United States Steel Corporation provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a fair portion of workers do receive dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

20 %
80 %
$57,134 - $68,986
$47,003 - $76,016
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

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