Compare Schlumberger vs National Oilwell Varco BETA

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

Employee Ratings

  • Schlumberger scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • National Oilwell Varco scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 6583 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2044 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Schlumberger employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Schlumberger employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.8
Work-life balance
3.6
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Schlumberger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Schlumberger employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.6
Schlumberger employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Schlumberger Ceo Olivier Le Peuch
81%
81%Olivier Le Peuch
Schlumberger employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
National Oilwell Varco Ceo Clay C. Williams
65%
65%Clay C. Williams
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
Schlumberger employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than National Oilwell Varco employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
28%
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

Schlumberger has 322 more total submitted salaries than National Oilwell Varco.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
MWD/LWD Field Engineer18 Salaries
£34,695/yr
Senior Software Engineer14 Salaries
£56,211/yr
Intern12 Salaries
£20,726/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
CNC Machinist5 Salaries
£28,630/yr
Drilling Solutions Engineer4 Salaries
£45,627/yr
Momentum Associate2 Salaries
£33,238/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Schlumberger.
  • "Good benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at National Oilwell Varco.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Schlumberger.
  • "Oil and gas" was the most mentioned Con at National Oilwell Varco.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 307 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 291 reviews)
Pros
"Good benefits"(in 142 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 120 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 833 reviews)
"No work life"(in 220 reviews)
Cons
"Oil and gas"(in 68 reviews)
"Downturn"(in 51 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"25 Jan 2021

Former Employee - Applications Engineer

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

Pros

People were very nice. I enjoyed my time there

Cons

Lot of processes but that is common within any big company

Current Contractor - IT Support

I have been working at National Oilwell Varco for less than a year

Pros

Work life balance is okay. Co-workers are excellent

Cons

Hard to make career in certain parts of the business

Job Postings

National Oilwell Varco has 84 more recently posted open jobs than Schlumberger.