Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

The average Marathon Oil Corporation employee earns $88K per year. Though your job title and your city do impact pay, your experience level is the primary influence on employee salary at Marathon Oil Corporation. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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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 about $63K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make approximately $112K per year on average. The largest fraction of Marathon Oil Corporation people (32 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $144K annually on average.


Reservoir Engineers rake in the most money, with average earnings of $131K per year; Accountants come in second with median earnings amounting to $61K, and Procurement Specialists rank near the top as well (around $57K).


Residents of San Antonio, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $127K annually; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas (approximately $93K) and Findlay, Ohio ($55K). By state, Marathon Oil Corporation employees make the most in Texas, earning around $103K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Comptia A+ Service Technicians, who make $124K annually. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Safety Professional is rewarded with median pay of $115K per year. At Marathon Oil Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor's Degree receive the highest salaries at $76K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Reservoir Engineering; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $131K annually. Microsoft Excel is regularly seen around here; roughly a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Many workers are also familiar with Contract Negotiation, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

With an eye toward the future, Marathon Oil Corporation offers several choices in retirement planning such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Marathon Oil Corporation provides health insurance to a large number of survey participants, and most respondents do receive dental coverage. Privileges also include flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


43 %
57 %
$56,673 - $112,150
$50,335 - $154,154

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
$58,000 - $105,000

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