At Ascent Resources, 93 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 253 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.74. It was published on Jun 6, 2018. 4491 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.

What They Do

We asked Ascent Resources to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Ascent Resources is an independent energy company focused on acquiring, developing and producing natural gas and oil in the Appalachian Basin.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Mining and Quarrying
US Headquarters: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73116 US Sites: 2
Major Locations: Cambridge, Ohio US Employees: 353
US Revenues: $1,200 million Worldwide Revenues: $1,200 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2015

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Perks and Programs

We asked Ascent Resources to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • PTO based on experience: Our PTO plan has 4 tiers and is based on industry experience instead of time with the company. The lowest tier accrues 120 hours annually and the highest tier accrues 240 hours annually and they have access to their bank on day one!
  • Benefits start day one: Medical/Vision and Dental insurance are effective day one.
  • Robust holiday schedule: We offer 11 paid holidays including 2 days for Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years.
  • Compressed Work week: We have 9 hour days at our headquarters Monday-Thursday to allow for a noon release on Friday. This allows employees to schedule time during the work week to run errands or make appointments.
  • Training/Certifications: Our executive team promotes ongoing training and certifications throughout our organization to promote personal and professional growth.
  • Bi-annual bonuses: Our employees receive bonuses twice a year instead of once a year to better align with goal achievement.
  • Tuition Reimbursement: We offer up to $5,250 for tuition reimbursement each year.
  • Adoption: We will reimburse up to $5,000 per adoption to a lifetime maximum of $10,000


$55,350 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Lease Operator I $87,750 Average salary and additional cash compensation for Accountant III
15% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to $24000 of salary70% Company-paid health coverage for employees
70% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 70% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
West Virginia Employees making meal baskets for the holidays


26 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 20 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Compressed work weeks (75% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Market (quick grab foods) Food trucks come out once a month Health Fairs Biometric Screenings Fruit Dry Cleaning Car Washes)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 35 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)5 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
5 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take$5,000 Adoption benefit
60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*5 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative


  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

4 hours Paid time off to volunteer $250,000 Philanthropic donations in last year


  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Non-birth parents in same-sex relationships can take parental leave

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity

Internship Presentation


Employees participating in water rafting

How to Get Hired

We asked Ascent Resources for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

If they express an ability to thrive in a fast paced environment. If they show, through their working experience, that they qualify for the position in question.  We interview candidates and look for integrity and trust, drive for results, decision quality, team mentality, and an ability to continue learning.

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Have a resume that highlights tangible accomplishments in previous positions.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

All departments throughout the company, we are experiencing rapid growth.

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit our career page on

hiring Outlook

120 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 44% Job Growth
46 Average applicants per opening 5,302 Total job applicants
10% New hires by employee referrals 5% Openings filled by current employees
5 Recent graduates hired 9% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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