Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Marathon Oil Corporation employees can expect to earn a comfortable salary, with average pay hovering around $93K annually. Though how long you've been working and your role at the company do impact pay, where you live is the primary influence on employee salary at Marathon Oil Corporation. The data for this report comes from responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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About This Company

United States of America 


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry


Marathon Oil Company

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Residents of San Antonio, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $127K per year; other top-paying cities include Houston, Texas ($94K) and Findlay, Ohio ($60K). U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Texas; salaries there average to $100K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of approximately $112K per year. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $67K annually on average. The greater proportion of employees (29 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of $127K per year.


Senior Internal Auditors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $93K annually; Accountants come in second with median earnings amounting to approximately $60K, and Procurement Specialists rank near the top as well (around $57K).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $125K per year. Earning a Comptia A+ Service Technician certification garners significant financial rewards of $124K annually on average. At Marathon Oil Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) receive the highest salaries at approximately $134K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Security Policies and Procedures; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of around $130K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Marathon Oil Corporation workers, with slightly less than one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Data Analysis, Safety Compliance, and Contract Negotiation.

Benefits and Perks

Marathon Oil Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Nearly all survey participants have health insurance, and benefits for a large number of workers also include dental insurance. Some other advantages of working at Marathon Oil Corporation are flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


43 %
57 %
$56,171 - $127,743
$49,665 - $128,481
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 12 votes.

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