Average Salary for Marathon Oil Corporation Employees

Marathon Oil Corporation employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $93K annually on average. How long you've been working plays the largest role in compensation at Marathon Oil Corporation, but your job title and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Marathon Oil Corporation Median Salary by Job


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Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional
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Administrative Assistant
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Petroleum Engineer
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Network Security Engineer
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 09 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 33
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About This Company

United States of America 


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry


Marathon Oil Company

Source: Freebase

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Marathon Oil Corporation for between five and 10 years earn $84K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (40 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $62K annually.


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


Residents of Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $87K annually; other top-paying cities include Oklahoma City, Okla. ($65K) and Findlay, Ohio (about $53K). Across its U.S. offices, the state of North Dakota pays Marathon Oil Corporation the most — $160K per year on average.

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 also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $110K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA); Marathon Oil Corporation awards $174K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Project Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $130K annually. A garden variety skill at Marathon Oil Corporation is Microsoft Excel; approximately one in four of Marathon Oil Corporation's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only a third of survey participants. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Marathon Oil Corporation sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Marathon Oil Corporation, a solid majority of respondents have health insurance, and a fair number of employees have dental coverage. Perks also include a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Marathon Oil Corporation


35 %
65 %
$65,000 - $195,000
$48,936 - $123,696

Job Satisfaction

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

Popular Locations for Marathon Oil Corporation

  1. Houston, Texas
  2. Findlay, Ohio
  3. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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