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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1578 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1931 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.9
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.6
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Weatherford Ceo Mark A. McCollum
59%
59%Mark A. McCollum
CEO Approval
National Oilwell Varco Ceo Clay C. Williams
68%
68%Clay C. Williams
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
52%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% 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

Weatherford has 35 more total submitted salaries than National Oilwell Varco.
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What Employees Say

  • National Oilwell Varco had 43 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 94 reviews)
"Good people"(in 72 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 137 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 111 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Poor management"(in 49 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 41 reviews)
Cons
"Oil and gas"(in 64 reviews)
"Downturn"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review
"great company"Jul 28, 2020

Current Employee - Logistics Specialist

I have been working at Weatherford full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

great company- good pay- great people

Cons

none, other than a slow down and layoffs

Advice to Management

n/a

Former Employee - Welder/Fabricator

I worked at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

chances to learn a lot

Cons

low pay for the position but it's ok

Advice to Management

----NO----

Job Postings

National Oilwell Varco has 63 more recently posted open jobs than Weatherford.