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Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

San Antonio, Texas-based Tesoro Petroleum Corporation hires for positions ranging from Process Engineer to Senior Human Resources Manager in the petroleum. It is not unusual for people who work at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation to earn generous salaries — average pay comes to $91K annually. Your job title is the biggest factor affecting pay for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers, followed by how long you've been working and geography. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Tesoro Petroleum Corporation typically pays:
above market

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San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Senior Human Resources Managers rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $154K per year; Procurement Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $101K, while Process Engineers and Senior Operations Analysts rank near the top as well ($91K and approximately $91K, respectively). Near the bottom at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation are Associate Accountants, pulling in an average of just $50K.

Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation for between five and 10 years earn about $87K 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 fraction of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation people (31 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn $119K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $107K per year) can be spotted in Carson, Calif.; Salt Lake City, Utah ($106K), Long Beach, Calif. ($101K), and Soldotna, Alaska (about $98K) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas ranks low on the pay scale — at approximately $76K, it is one of the lowest-paid cities. By state, Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employees make the most in Alaska, earning around $119K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $134K per year for Certified Professional Engineers; non-accredited workers make much less. Acquiring certification to be a First Aid Administrator is rewarded with median pay of about $105K annually. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation provides the highest financial reward to those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering — these employees rake in $82K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Contract Negotiation; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $127K annually. A common skill in Tesoro Petroleum Corporation's work force is Project Management; approximately one in six of survey participants report using it on the job. Employees also tend to know Financial Analysis, Microsoft Excel, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

Workers who save for retirement get lots of help because the company offers a number of savings programs including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. A large number of employees receive health insurance, and a large number of respondents get dental coverage. Advantages of working here also include tuition reimbursement, gym membership, life insurance, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


30 %
70 %
$46,369 - $110,991
$71,435 - $129,162
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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