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Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

The median salary at United States Steel Corporation is $65K per year. Where you live influences pay for United States Steel Corporation workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your experience level. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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United States Steel Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: United States Steel Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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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.
[-]Operations Manager (4)
$42,286 - $105,673  
[-]Operations Manager (4)
Salary$43,076 - $96,996  
Total Pay$42,286 - $105,673  
[+]ERP Analyst (3)
$44,334 - $79,834  
[+]ERP Analyst (3)
Salary$45,129 - $76,280  
Bonus$520 - $7,264  
Total Pay$44,334 - $79,834  
[+]Labor Relations Representative (3)
$39,805 - $82,537  
[+]Labor Relations Representative (3)
Salary$41,139 - $80,128  
Bonus$445.34 - $8,649  
Total Pay$39,805 - $82,537  
[+]Industrial Electrician (2)
$41,728 - $108,713  
[+]Industrial Electrician (2)
Total Pay$41,728 - $108,713  
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 59

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $108K annually) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Birmingham, Ala. ($88K), Lone Star, Texas (around $65K), and St. Louis, Mo. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Gary, Ind. — at approximately $55K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest compensation levels appear in Michigan, where the average salary is $108K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Operations Managers, who earn an average approximately $72K annually, closely trailed by Internal Auditors (about $65K), ERP Analysts ($59K), and Labor Relations Representatives (around $56K).

Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $58K per year. Survey participants who have worked at United States Steel Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $66K annually on average. The largest slice of the United States Steel Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, approximately $72K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers receive bigger paychecks ($126K annually) than those without credentials. Certified Public Accountants also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of around $75K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering at United States Steel Corporation — these employees make the most at about $62K annually.


Employees who count Employee Relations among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $122K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Data Analysis; roughly one in seven consider it a key competency. Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and People Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one in three employees receiving paid vacation and roughly one in four workers receiving sick leave. A fair number of survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for a large number of employees, dental coverage is too. Additional benefits of working here are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a subsidized cell phone, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for United States Steel Corporation


21 %
79 %
$37,147 - $68,351
$49,194 - $74,090
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
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