Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

The average Marathon Oil Corporation employee earns $88K per year. Your experience level influences pay for Marathon Oil Corporation workers the most, followed by your role at the company and your city. The data for this overview comes from 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 who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of around $112K annually. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make about $63K per year on average. The largest slice of the Marathon Oil Corporation workforce (32 percent) has been working for 20 years or more and earns, on average, approximately $144K annually.


Reservoir Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $131K per year; Accountants and Procurement Specialists also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $61K and $57K, respectively.


Residents of San Antonio, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $127K annually; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas (around $93K) and Findlay, Ohio ($55K). The highest pay by state can be found in Texas, where salaries average out at $103K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach about $124K annually for Comptia A+ Service Technicians; non-accredited workers make much less. Earning a Certified Safety Professional certification garners significant financial rewards of approximately $115K per year on average. Marathon Oil Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor's Degree are also well compensated, earning $76K on average.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Reservoir Engineering among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $131K annually. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Marathon Oil Corporation workers, with roughly one in five of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Key skills also include Contract Negotiation, Data Analysis, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Quite a few retirement plans are on offer at Marathon Oil Corporation, including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most employees, benefits include health insurance, and most respondents get dental coverage, too. Other privileges 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
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.
$58,000 - $105,000

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