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Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Marathon Oil Corporation employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $96K annually on average. The most important factor affecting pay for Marathon Oil Corporation employees is your job title, though how long you've been working and your city play a role as well. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Marathon Oil Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Marathon Oil Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Production Operator (3)
$28,286 - $89,782  
[-]Production Operator (3)
Bonus$223.59 - $6,901  
Total Pay$28,286 - $89,782  
[+]Accountant (3)
$48,140 - $77,379  
[+]Accountant (3)
Salary$48,486 - $73,001  
Bonus$927 - $7,788  
Total Pay$48,140 - $77,379  
[+]Reservoir Engineer (2)
$87,797 - $202,131  
[+]Reservoir Engineer (2)
Salary$81,604 - $203,512  
Bonus$4,443 - $39,081  
Total Pay$87,797 - $202,131  
[+]Procurement Specialist (2)
$40,194 - $75,150  
[+]Procurement Specialist (2)
Salary$42,436 - $72,207  
Total Pay$40,194 - $75,150  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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United States of America 


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry


Marathon Oil Company

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Nearing the top of the pay scale are Geophysicists, Reservoir Engineers, Landmans, and Accountants; while the first receives the highest median pay at $205K per year, the other salaries come in at $131K, around $87K, and approximately $61K, respectively. With salaries averaging $57K, Procurement Specialists are among the lowest paid at Marathon Oil Corporation.

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $119K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $65K per year on average. The largest slice of the Marathon Oil Corporation workforce (30 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, around $156K annually.


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 $107K) and Findlay, Ohio ($55K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Texas, where they average to $107K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn $161K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. On average, salaries rise to $124K annually for accredited Comptia A+ Service Technicians. Employees who have a law degree make the most here, hauling in $161K per year.


When it comes to skills, Strategic Planning seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $142K annually. A garden variety skill at Marathon Oil Corporation is Microsoft Excel; just under one in five of Marathon Oil Corporation's people use it regularly. Employees also tend to round out their skills sets with Contract Negotiation, Safety Compliance, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Most survey participants contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. Health insurance is part of the package for nearly all survey participants, and for most respondents, dental coverage is too. Some other advantages of working at Marathon Oil Corporation are flexible hours, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


40 %
60 %
$41,217 - $120,781
$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.
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