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Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Average salaries for Marathon Oil Corporation workers verge on the six figures ($94K). What you do at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Marathon Oil Corporation workers, followed by your experience level and where you live. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Marathon Oil Corporation typically pays:
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About This Company

United States of America 


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry


Marathon Oil Company

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Geophysicists earn the highest median pay at $205K per year, followed by Reservoir Engineers (around $131K), Accountants (about $61K), and Procurement Specialists (approximately $57K).

Years of Experience

Average pay is $116K annually for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $64K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make around $156K annually on average.


Residents of San Antonio, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $119K per year; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas (approximately $105K) and Findlay, Ohio ($55K). By state, Marathon Oil Corporation pays its Texas employees the most; the pay rate there is $107K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Comptia A+ Service Technicians receive bigger paychecks ($124K per year) than those without credentials. On average, salaries rise to $115K annually for accredited Certified Safety Professionals. Employees who have a Bachelor's Degree make the most here, hauling in $88K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Reservoir Engineering; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $131K annually. One of the more prevalent skills at Marathon Oil Corporation is Microsoft Excel, with around one in five considering it a key competency. Three more common skills are Contract Negotiation, Safety Compliance, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

To plan for old age, a large number of employees maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Nearly all workers receive health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage. Marathon Oil Corporation also dishes out privileges such as a subsidized cell phone, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, a casual working environment, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


37 %
63 %
$55,752 - $119,300
$51,521 - $161,580
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 13 votes.
$59,007 - $132,656
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