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Average Salary for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Employees

Operating out of San Antonio, Texas, petroleum company Tesoro Petroleum Corporation employs talent in positions ranging from Process Engineer to Environmental Engineer. The average employee at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation takes home $85K per year. Your experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for Tesoro Petroleum Corporation workers, followed by where you live and what you do at the company. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Tesoro Petroleum Corporation typically pays:
above market
Similar employers pay:
above market
Employer: Tesoro Petroleum Corporation
Average Salary Range by Job
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[-]Process Engineer (5)
$69,763 - $139,895  
[-]Process Engineer (5)
Salary$71,588 - $110,980  
Bonus$2,810 - $15,287  
Total Pay$69,763 - $139,895  
[+]Cashier (4)
$19,801 - $34,710  
[+]Cashier (4)
Total Pay$19,801 - $34,710  
[+]Environmental Engineer (2)
$43,663 - $75,896  
[+]Environmental Engineer (2)
Salary$44,774 - $71,813  
Bonus$569 - $6,426  
Total Pay$43,663 - $75,896  
[+]Associate Accountant (2)
$34,377 - $58,755  
[+]Associate Accountant (2)
Total Pay$34,377 - $58,755  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 64
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Tesoro Petroleum Corporation Details

San Antonio, Texas 78216


Petroleum, Petroleum Refineries, Petroleum industry

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Years of Experience

For those with five or more years experience, average earnings amount to around $78K. On the whole, the greater proportion of employees (33 percent) have a tenure of one to four years and bring home about $64K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($107K per year) can be spotted in Carson; Salt Lake City (approximately $106K), Los Angeles ($102K), and Long Beach ($101K) are the next top-paying cities. High paychecks are not found in San Antonio; in fact, at $70K it is one of the worst-paid cities. U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of Utah; salaries there average to $106K annually.


Typically, Process Engineers are the best paid with salaries hovering at around $83K; Environmental Engineers and Risk Analysts also rank near the top of the list, pulling in $60K and approximately $52K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $153K. Salaries typically rise to $108K per year for accredited Certified Professional Engineer s. Those with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering at Tesoro Petroleum Corporation come out on top, and their salaries approach $81K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Project Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $117K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Financial Analysis; roughly a fifth consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Company compensation for vacation days and sick leave is awarded to only 35 percent. Tesoro Petroleum Corporation helps its workers sock away funds for retirement, offering plans such as a 401(k) plan and a company pension plan. At Tesoro Petroleum Corporation, a solid majority of workers have health insurance, and the greater part of workers have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and gym membership.

Key Stats

37 %
63 %
$47,315 - $76,913
$56,171 - $122,286
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

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