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 1 area: 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.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 1555 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1898 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.1
Work-life balance
3.5
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.5
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.0
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Weatherford Ceo Mark A. McCollum
61%
61%Mark A. McCollum
CEO Approval
National Oilwell Varco Ceo Clay C. Williams
67%
67%Clay C. Williams
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
47%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
National Oilwell Varco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than Weatherford employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
26%
Positive Business Outlook
25%

Salaries

National Oilwell Varco has 37 more total submitted salaries than Weatherford.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Software Engineer3 Salaries
£48,929/yr
Field Engineer2 Salaries
£32,523/yr
Manager1 Salaries
£84,866/yr
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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
"nice place"22 Apr 2019

Former Contractor - Senior Civil/Structural Engineer

I worked at Weatherford for more than a year

Pros

good place to work for

Cons

not much more bonus there

Advice to Management

increase bonus

Current Employee - Strategic Sourcing Manager

I have been working at National Oilwell Varco full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Career growth is there if you want it.

Cons

High level of Red tape, this constrains the businesses ability to adapt to the market changes.

Advice to Management

Change the recruitment process, it is terrible from both an internal and external perspective. NOV loose candidates due to the length of time this takes, this is frustrating from a recruiting... managers perspective.

Job Postings

National Oilwell Varco has 95 more recently posted open jobs than Weatherford.