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Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Operating out of San Antonio, Texas, petroleum company Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Process Engineer to Senior Operations Analyst. Average salaries for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers verge on the six figures ($90K). Your role at the company influences pay for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers the most, followed by where you live and your experience level. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Tesoro Petroleum Corporation typically pays:
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Employer: Tesoro Petroleum Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Process Engineer (6)
$71,234 - $142,643  
[-]Process Engineer (6)
Salary$71,406 - $111,610  
Bonus$2,866 - $17,988  
Total Pay$71,234 - $142,643  
[+]Cashier (4)
$19,814 - $34,678  
[+]Cashier (4)
Total Pay$19,814 - $34,678  
[+]Associate Accountant (3)
$26,249 - $61,273  
[+]Associate Accountant (3)
Salary$33,127 - $58,246  
Total Pay$26,249 - $61,273  
[+]Refinery Operator (2)
$69,548 - $147,014  
[+]Refinery Operator (2)
Total Pay$69,548 - $147,014  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 29 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 80

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San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Senior Human Resources Managers are the best paid with the average salary hovering at approximately $154K per year; Senior Operations Analysts, Process Engineers, and Associate Accountants also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $91K, $88K, and $50K, respectively.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $120K annually) can be spotted in Martinez, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah (around $117K), Carson, Calif. ($107K), and Long Beach, Calif. ($101K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of San Antonio, Texas — at $73K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, the highest pay levels are found in Alaska, where the average Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employee makes about $123K per year.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation for between five and 10 years earn approximately $85K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $79K per year on average. The largest slice of the Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workforce (27 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $115K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineers earn $134K per year, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of around $105K annually. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering are also well compensated, earning approximately $82K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of about $120K per year. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, one-sixth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 30 percent receiving paid vacation and slightly more than a fifth of workers receiving sick leave. Employees can save for retirement by joining one of several savings plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, most workers have health insurance, and a large number of respondents have dental coverage. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation folks also make good use of tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


31 %
69 %
$46,369 - $110,991
$59,764 - $137,500
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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