Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Based in San Antonio, Texas,petroleum player Tesoro Petroleum Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Process Engineer and Refinery Operator positions. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employees take home generous earnings of approximately $93K per year on average. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your job title — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your city and your experience level each factor into the equation as well. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Senior Human Resources Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $154K annually — though Refinery Operators, Procurement Managers, and Process Engineers also do fairly well at approximately $107K, around $101K, and $91K, respectively. Associate Accountants are among the lowest paid at a median salary of about $50K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($182K per year) can be spotted in Concord, Calif.; Martinez, Calif. ($120K), Salt Lake City, Utah (approximately $114K), and Carson, Calif. (around $107K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in San Antonio, Texas; in fact, at $77K it is one of the worst-paid cities. By state, Alaska offers the highest pay at about $119K annually.

Years of Experience

Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $79K per year on average. Survey participants who have worked at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $91K annually on average. The largest fraction of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $120K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $137K annually. Becoming a Certified Professional Engineer can certainly pay off here; those folks make $115K on average. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, employees who hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering receive the highest salaries at $82K.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Employee Relations; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $157K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; approximately one-fifth deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation; the company rewards only one in three respondents with paid vacation time and only one in four employees with sick leave. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers get plenty of help saving for their golden years, with retirement savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. Most survey participants report having health insurance, and a large number of workers report having dental coverage. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


28 %
72 %
$46,369 - $110,991
$72,890 - $142,482
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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