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

  • BP scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 373 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1269 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.4
BP employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
BP employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.8
BP employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Marathon Oil Ceo Lee Tillman
60%
60%Lee Tillman
CEO Approval
BP Ceo Bernard Looney
75%
75%Bernard Looney
BP employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
71%
BP employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
BP employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Marathon Oil employees rated theirs.

Salaries

BP has 2,702 more total submitted salaries than Marathon Oil.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer29 Salaries
$136,609/yr
Accountant9 Salaries
$88,301/yr
Geologist32 Salaries
$144,132/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Reservoir Engineer59 Salaries
$151,109/yr
Financial Analyst63 Salaries
$93,307/yr
Analyst35 Salaries
$87,951/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at Marathon Oil.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at BP.
  • "Marathon" was the most mentioned Con at Marathon Oil.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at BP.
Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 57 reviews)
"9 80"(in 37 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 248 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 223 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Marathon"(in 21 reviews)
"Oil prices"(in 15 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 90 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 79 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company!"Jul 27, 2022

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Marathon Oil full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Benefits, flexibility, and work life balance

Cons

Smaller company so might not have much room for professional growth

"Great Company"Jul 29, 2022

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at BP full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

BP is an excellent company to work for with great salaries and fantastic benefits. You will work hard and many hours but will be well compensated.

Cons

Long hours and often international travel as you move up in the company.

Advice to Management

less meeting and powerpoint presentations

Job Postings

BP has 29 more recently posted open jobs than Marathon Oil.
Recent Jobs
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