Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Operating out of San Antonio, Texas, petroleum company Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Contract Administrator to Senior Environmental Engineer. Salaries are high at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, with the median employee bringing home $95K per year. For the most part, employee paychecks at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation fluctuate depending on geography; your role at the company and your experience level also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (approximately $182K annually) can be spotted in Concord, Calif.; Denver, Colo. (about $125K), Carson, Calif. ($115K), and Salt Lake City, Utah ($115K) are the next top-paying cities. San Antonio, Texas is one of the lowest-paid cities, with earnings averaging around $78K. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers in Washington earn the most — $125K per year on average.


The highest paychecks go to Senior Human Resources Managers, who earn an average $155K annually, closely trailed by Senior Environmental Engineers ($129K), Procurement Managers ($123K), and Environmental Project Managers (around $118K). Contract Administrators are among the lowest paid at a median salary of approximately $75K.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $75K per year on average. For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to approximately $91K annually. The largest slice of the Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workforce (38 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, $96K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

HAZWOPER Certification - 40 Hours earn $117K annually, far more than their non-accredited counterparts. Acquiring certification to be a Engineer in Training is rewarded with median pay of around $115K per year. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME); Tesoro Petroleum Corporation awards $132K to these degree-holders.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Organizational Development; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $161K annually. Project Management is a popular skill among Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers, with around one in four of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Other top skills include Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

35 percent receive paid vacation, and only a quarter of survey participants get sick leave. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. For most respondents, benefits include health insurance, and a large number of employees get dental coverage, too. Some other advantages of working at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation are tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


30 %
70 %
$44,766 - $86,492
$73,724 - $126,871

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$74,240 - $124,775
$86,500 - $160,000
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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