Compare Weatherford vs National Oilwell Varco BETA

See how working at Weatherford vs. National Oilwell Varco 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 Weatherford vs. National Oilwell Varco. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Weatherford

Employee Ratings

  • Weatherford scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and Positive Business Outlook.
  • National Oilwell Varco scored higher in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1650 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2014 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.0
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.5
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.7
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.1
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Weatherford Ceo Girish K. Saligram
N/AGirish K. Saligram
CEO Approval
National Oilwell Varco Ceo Clay C. Williams
63%
63%Clay C. Williams
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Weatherford employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

National Oilwell Varco has 669 more total submitted salaries than Weatherford.
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What Employees Say

  • National Oilwell Varco had 47 more reviews than Weatherford that mentioned "Good benefits" as a Pro.
  • "Poor management" was the most mentioned Con at Weatherford.
  • "Oil and gas" was the most mentioned Con at National Oilwell Varco.
Pros
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 95 reviews)
"Good people"(in 74 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 142 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 120 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Poor management"(in 49 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 46 reviews)
Cons
"Oil and gas"(in 68 reviews)
"Downturn"(in 51 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"Mar 12, 2020

Former Employee - Logistics Coordinator

I worked at Weatherford full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great company and excellent benefits

Cons

No con for this company

"Good company"Nov 10, 2020

Former Employee - Attorney

I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time

Pros

Company’s environment, nice people to work with

Cons

I have no cons about the company

Job Postings

Weatherford has 150 more recently posted open jobs than National Oilwell Varco.