Average Salary for United States Steel Corporation Employees

Employees at United States Steel Corporation make $71K per year on average. Your city plays the largest role in compensation at United States Steel Corporation, but your experience level and your job title affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 129
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About This Company

US Steel Corporation

United States Steel Corporation pays its employees an average of $70,531 a year. Salaries at United States Steel Corporation range from an average of $49,215 to $106,024 a year. United States Steel Corporation employees with the job title Senior Counsel make the most with an average annual salary of $180,248, while employees with the title Benefits Specialist make the least with an average annual salary of $38,693.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $110K annually) can be spotted in Troy, Mich.; Houston, Texas ($105K), Birmingham, Ala. ($101K), and Portage, Ind. (approximately $100K) are the next top-paying cities. At $63K, Pittsburgh, Pa. is home to some of the lowest pay in the country. Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of around $101K per year) in Alabama.

Years of Experience

Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $71K annually. The largest fraction of United States Steel Corporation people (29 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn $58K per year on average.


Bringing in the most money are Mechanical Engineers — their earnings average $98K annually. Maintenance Supervisors are a close second at around $75K along with Operations Managers (about $73K) and Maintenance Managers ($72K). ERP Analysts are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $59K.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $135K per year. Acquiring certification to be a General Journeyman Electrician is rewarded with median pay of $82K annually. At United States Steel Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Engineering in Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET) receive the highest salaries at approximately $113K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Microsoft Word; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $81K per year. A relatively widespread skill at United States Steel Corporation is Microsoft Excel; slightly more than a fifth of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Data Analysis, Project Management, and Operations Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only 35 percent at United States Steel Corporation enjoy paid vacation time, and just 19 percent can take sick leave. Most survey participants report contributing to a 401(k). At United States Steel Corporation, a large number of workers have health insurance, and most workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to a subsidized 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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$38,158 - $80,855
$54,499 - $88,763

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 36 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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