Compare Marathon Oil vs BP BETA

See how working at Marathon Oil vs. BP compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at Marathon Oil vs. BP. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Marathon Oil

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BP

Employee Ratings

  • Marathon Oil scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • BP scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 284 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 959 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
3.0
BP employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.9
Culture & Values
3.7
BP employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marathon Oil Ceo Lee Tillman
44%
44%Lee Tillman
Marathon Oil employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than BP employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
32%
32%Bernard Looney
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
BP employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
25%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
BP employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BP has 1,889 more total submitted salaries than Marathon Oil.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer26 Salaries
$136,157/yr
Advanced Accountant9 Salaries
$75,984/yr
Geologist25 Salaries
$139,590/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer43 Salaries
$136,853/yr
Financial Analyst53 Salaries
$84,350/yr
Geologist24 Salaries
$137,432/yr

What Employees Say

  • BP had 385 more reviews than Marathon Oil that mentioned "Work life balance" as a Pro.
  • "Exploration" was the most mentioned Con at Marathon Oil.
  • "Oil prices" was the most mentioned Con at BP.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 49 reviews)
"9 80"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 434 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 207 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Exploration"(in 9 reviews)
"New management"(in 7 reviews)
Cons
"Oil prices"(in 67 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Contractor - Consultant

I have been working at Marathon Oil

Pros

Handled matters very professionally while staying very organized in their processes.

Cons

Will often times make contractors the last to know about situations.

Current Employee - Junior Trader

I have been working at BP full-time for less than a year

Pros

Very helpful in the transition from school to work-life.

Cons

I have nothing bad to say about the company.

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