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. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employees enjoy considerable salaries — pay is approximately $96K annually on average. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, but how long you've been working and geography affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Senior Human Resources Managers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing $155K per year on average; Senior Environmental Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $129K, followed by Procurement Managers earning approximately $123K and Environmental Project Managers making around $118K. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Contract Administrators (about $75K on average).

Years of Experience

Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make $91K annually on average. For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach around $76K per year. The largest fraction of Tesoro Petroleum Corporation people (36 percent) have been working for 10-19 years and earn approximately $100K annually on average.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $128K per year) can be spotted in Kenai, Alaska; Denver, Colo. ($125K), Carson, Calif. ($115K), and Salt Lake City, Utah ($115K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $79K) is San Antonio, Texas. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Alaska pays Tesoro Petroleum Corporation the most — around $124K annually on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Professional Engineer License Holders receive bigger paychecks (about $137K per year) than those without credentials. The highest-paying degree here is a Master of Engineering (MEng / ME); Tesoro Petroleum Corporation awards approximately $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 $161K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; close to one-fourth deem it necessary for work. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, and Data Analysis.

Benefits and Perks

One in three survey participants have paid vacation, and only about one in five employees can take paid time off for illness. Employees looking to save up for old age can choose from several options including a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, most workers have health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, gym membership, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation


30 %
70 %
$45,009 - $95,000
$73,171 - $126,871
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
$77,281 - $125,667
$91,814 - $157,222
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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