Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Marathon Oil Corporation workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $90K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Marathon Oil Corporation fluctuate depending on your experience level; what you do at the company and where you live also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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United States of America 


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry


Marathon Oil Company

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Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make around $63K annually on average. Survey participants who have worked at Marathon Oil Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $112K per year on average. Overall, the greater share of Marathon Oil Corporation folks have 20 years or more of experience and earn an average $144K annually.


Earning about $131K per year on average, Reservoir Engineers receive the most money, followed by Accountants ($60K) and Procurement Specialists ($57K).


Residents of San Antonio, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $127K annually; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas (about $99K) and Findlay, Ohio ($55K). Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $105K per year) in Texas.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Comptia A+ Service Technicians, who make approximately $124K annually. Certified Safety Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $115K per year. The best paid folks at Marathon Oil Corporation have a Bachelor's Degree, earning about $76K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Reservoir Engineering; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $131K per year. A relatively widespread skill at Marathon Oil Corporation is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five of employees use it for work. Employees also tend to know Contract Negotiation, Data Analysis, and Safety Compliance.

Benefits and Perks

Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


41 %
59 %
$56,171 - $117,228
$50,335 - $154,154
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
$58,000 - $105,000

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