When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($182K annually) can be spotted in Concord, Calif.; Martinez, Calif. ($120K), Salt Lake City, Utah (approximately $112K), and Carson, Calif. (around $111K) are the next top-paying cities. On the lower end is San Antonio, Texas at about $76K. By state, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation pays its Alaska employees the most; the pay rate there is $114K per year.
Senior Human Resources Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of about $155K annually; Senior Environmental Engineers come in second with average earnings amounting to $126K, while Process Engineers and Senior Operations Analysts rank near the top as well ($94K and around $91K, respectively). On the lower end are Associate Accountants at approximately $50K on average.
Years of Experience
Between the one and five year mark, median pay is $77K per year. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $89K annually on average. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and make approximately $115K per year on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Professional Engineer License Holder certainly has its perks — salaries approach about $137K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Earning an Engineer in Training certification garners significant financial rewards of around $114K per year on average. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers who hold a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME) are also well compensated, earning $146K on average.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Labor Relations; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of $157K annually. Project Management is regularly seen around here; close to one-fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Microsoft Excel, Financial Analysis, and Data Analysis were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
One in four survey participants receive paid vacation, and only one in six workers get sick leave. Workers wishing to put aside retirement money are in luck; Tesoro Petroleum Corporation sponsors various plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of survey participants receive health insurance, and most employees get dental coverage. Additional benefits of working here are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.