Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Based in San Antonio, Texas,petroleum sector player Tesoro Petroleum Corporation offers many employment opportunities, including Process Engineer and Environmental Engineer positions. A salary of $85K per year is the going rate at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, geography and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Tesoro Petroleum Corporation typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
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 (5)
$69,178 - $137,516  
[-]Process Engineer (5)
Salary$70,900 - $112,393  
Bonus$2,980 - $17,110  
Total Pay$69,178 - $137,516  
[+]Cashier (4)
$19,917 - $34,437  
[+]Cashier (4)
Total Pay$19,917 - $34,437  
[+]Associate Accountant (2)
$36,558 - $63,880  
[+]Associate Accountant (2)
Total Pay$36,558 - $63,880  
[+]Refinery Operator (2)
$66,730 - $146,531  
[+]Refinery Operator (2)
Total Pay$66,730 - $146,531  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 65
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About This Company

San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation for between five and ten years earn approximately $78K on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employees (33 percent) have one to four years of experience and typically earn $64K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $107K per year) can be spotted in Carson; Salt Lake City ($106K), Los Angeles ($102K), and Long Beach (around $101K) are the next top-paying cities. Expected earnings are below average ($70K) in San Antonio, one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Utah offers the highest pay at $106K annually.


The highest paychecks go to Process Engineers, who earn approximately $83K, closely trailed by Environmental Engineers ($60K) and Risk Analysts (about $52K).

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers earn around $153K, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Earning a Certified Professional Engineer certification garners significant financial rewards of about $108K per year. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $81K annually.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Project Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $117K. A garden variety skill at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation is Financial Analysis; around one in five of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation's people use it regularly. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office as well.

Benefits and Perks

When it comes to employee benefits, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation has room for improvement — only 35 percent are paid for vacation and sick time. Those seeking to set aside retirement funds can rely on several savings options such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, the greater part of workers have health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


37 %
63 %
$47,315 - $76,913
$56,171 - $122,286
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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