Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Salaries are high at Marathon Oil Corporation, with the median employee bringing home $92K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Marathon Oil Corporation workers, followed by your role at the company and where you live. 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

Survey participants who have worked at Marathon Oil Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $84K annually on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Marathon Oil Corporation employees (36 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn approximately $67K per year on average.


Petroleum Engineers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at $107K annually; Senior Internal Auditors, Environmental Health & Safety Professionals, and Accountants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in around $93K, about $80K, and $60K, respectively.


By state, the highest compensation levels appear in North Dakota, where the average salary is $160K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $185K annually for Project Management Professionals, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Engineer in Trainings with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $110K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Marathon Oil Corporation awards about $174K to these degree-holders.


Employees who count Project Management among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $130K annually. A common skill in Marathon Oil Corporation's work force is Microsoft Excel; nearly one in four of survey participants report using it on the job. Key skills also include Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Marathon Oil Corporation workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Marathon Oil Corporation, a solid majority of employees have health insurance, and a strong majority of employees have dental coverage. Other privileges include a casual working environment, flexible hours, a subsidized cell phone, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


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68 %
$61,984 - $180,000
$48,936 - $123,696

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
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