Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

The median income for United States Steel Corporation employees is $73K annually. United States Steel Corporation paychecks are largely negotiated based on where you live, though what you do at the company and how long you've been working are also considered. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $110K per year) can be spotted in Troy, Mich.; Houston, Texas ($96K), Lorain, Ohio ($81K), and Gary, Ind. (around $68K) are the next top-paying cities. Detroit, Mich. is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging $56K. Within the firm, employees working in Ohio take home the most — approximately $83K annually on average.


Earning $111K per year on average, Materials Senior Research Engineers receive the most money, followed by Industrial Hygienists ($100K), Maintenance Supervisors (approximately $80K), and Process Engineers ($69K). Earning only about $62K on average, Commodity Managers make less than most people in the company.

Years of Experience

For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to around $71K annually. Overall, the greater share of United States Steel Corporation folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $60K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt certainly has its perks — salaries approach $82K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Those with a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) at United States Steel Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach around $113K per year.


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


United States Steel Corporation's employees who answered the questionnaire are largely male (the male-to-female ratio is more than 3 to 1).

Benefits and Perks

Only 38 percent at United States Steel Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 18 percent can take sick leave. Most employees participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all employees, and for most workers, dental coverage is too. Other privileges include a company 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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84 %
$37,981 - $84,287
$54,984 - $92,033

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 25 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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