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Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

Compensation for United States Steel Corporation employees is around $65K per year on average. Your city primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at United States Steel Corporation. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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United States Steel Corporation typically pays:
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About This Company

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($108K annually) can be spotted in Detroit, Mich.; Birmingham, Ala. (about $101K), Lone Star, Texas (approximately $65K), and St. Louis, Mo. ($62K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($55K) in Gary, Ind., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Michigan take home the most — around $108K per year on average.


Operations Managers earn the highest median pay at $72K annually, followed by Internal Auditors (around $65K), ERP Analysts ($59K), and Labor Relations Representatives (about $56K).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $66K per year on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach approximately $58K annually. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of United States Steel Corporation employees (30 percent) have 10-19 years of experience and earn about $72K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $126K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $75K per year for accredited Certified Public Accountants. At United States Steel Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Materials Science & Engineering receive the highest salaries at $62K.


When it comes to skills, Contract Negotiation seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $122K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at United States Steel Corporation is Data Analysis, with one in seven considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Microsoft Excel, Operations Management, and People Management.

Benefits and Perks

A third of survey participants receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of respondents get sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of employees use it to save for retirement. For the vast majority of employees, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at United States Steel Corporation are life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

Key Stats for United States Steel Corporation


21 %
79 %
$37,147 - $68,351
$49,194 - $75,243
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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