Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

The median income for United States Steel Corporation employees is $65K per year. Though what you do at the company and your experience level do impact pay, geography is the primary influence on employee salary at United States Steel Corporation. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $101K annually) can be spotted in Birmingham, Ala.; Houston, Texas ($91K), Detroit, Mich. (approximately $72K), and St. Louis, Mo. ($70K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average (about $60K) in Pittsburgh, Pa., one of the lowest-paid cities. Within the firm, employees working in Alabama take home the most — $101K per year on average.


Operations Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $72K annually; Labor Relations Representatives come in second with average earnings amounting to $68K, while Internal Auditors and ERP Analysts rank near the top as well (around $65K and about $58K, respectively). Among the lower-paid positions at United States Steel Corporation are Benefits Specialists — the median salary for this role approaches $37K.

Years of Experience

Average pay is approximately $68K 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 around $56K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make approximately $126K per year. Certified Public Accountants with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $75K annually. United States Steel Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $66K on average.


When it comes to skills, Employee Relations seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $100K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; nearly one-sixth deem it necessary for work. Data Analysis, Contract Negotiation, and Project Management are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, United States Steel Corporation gives paid vacation to 31 percent and paid sick leave to 23 percent. A fair number of employees report contributing to a 401(k). United States Steel Corporation provides health insurance to almost all survey participants, and most employees do receive dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a casual working environment, and a subsidized cell phone.

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Key Stats for United States Steel Corporation


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$37,178 - $69,821
$52,406 - $75,631
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1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

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