Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Marathon Oil Corporation offers hefty wages with the average worker making $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 your city 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

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $83K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (37 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $65K per year.


Petroleum Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at around $109K annually; Senior Internal Auditors and Accountants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $93K and about $60K, respectively.


Residents of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $89K per year; other top-paying cities include San Antonio, Texas ($66K) and Findlay, Ohio (around $53K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of Texas pays Marathon Oil Corporation the most — $89K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Project Management Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $185K per year. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Engineer in Trainings with credentials; these people earn $110K annually on average. Employees who have a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) make the most here, hauling in about $132K per year.


In this position, it pays to have Well Production Engineering in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $175K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Marathon Oil Corporation is Microsoft Excel; just under one in three of employees use it for work. Many workers are also familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Financial Applications.

Benefits and Perks

A lucky few (a third of employees) are fortunate enough to be compensated for both vacation and sick time. Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A fair number of survey participants report having health insurance, and a strong majority of survey participants report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, flexible hours, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


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$61,984 - $180,000
$48,722 - $121,740

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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