Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation offers a range of employment opportunities in the petroleum, from Process Engineer to Senior Operations Analyst. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers are not strangers to large paychecks, where average earnings swell to $91K annually. Your job title influences pay for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers the most, followed by how long you've been working and your city. 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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The highest paychecks go to Senior Human Resources Managers, who earn an average approximately $154K per year, closely trailed by Procurement Managers ($101K), Process Engineers (around $91K), and Senior Operations Analysts ($91K). Associate Accountants make an average about $50K, close to the bottom of the company pay scale.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $75K annually on average. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of approximately $91K per year. The largest fraction of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation people (33 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $120K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (around $120K per year) can be spotted in Martinez, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah ($114K), Carson, Calif. (about $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 $76K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. By state, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation pays its Utah employees the most; the pay rate there is $114K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Professional Engineer License Holders, who make around $137K per year. Certified Professional Engineers also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $115K annually. The best paid folks at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation have a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, earning about $82K per year.


Employees who count Contract Negotiation among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $127K annually. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, close to a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Some other standard skills here are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

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. For a large number of survey participants, benefits include health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

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Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


29 %
71 %
$46,369 - $110,991
$58,000 - $151,686
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 11 votes.

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