Average Salary for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Employees

The average The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company employee earns $70K annually. How long you've been working primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company and where you live are also reported as secondary influences on salary at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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About This Company

United States of America 


Manufacturing, Agricultural Chemicals

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Years of Experience

Average pay is approximately $74K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $55K annually.


Bringing in the most money are Government Affairs Directors — their earnings average $116K per year. Managers of Government Affairs are a close second at $82K along with Business Development Managers (around $80K) and Senior Financial Analysts (about $73K). Financial compensation for Area Sales Managers is rather low — on average only $55K — relative to the rest of the company.


Residents of Columbus, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $81K annually; other top-paying cities include Atlanta, Ga. (about $72K) and Marysville, Ohio ($57K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to approximately $116K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $119K annually for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Earning a Certified Public Accountant certification garners significant financial rewards of about $73K per year on average. Regarding salaries and education, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company pays those with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education the most — around $82K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Strategic Marketing; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $125K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; over a third deem it necessary for work. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.

Benefits and Perks

Only one in three survey participants at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company enjoy paid vacation time, and just 18 percent can take sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of survey participants participate. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, most respondents have health insurance, and most survey participants have dental coverage. Employees can also look forward to gym membership, a company cell phone, a casual working environment, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company


37 %
63 %
$55,441 - $88,437
$49,500 - $119,945
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 6 votes.

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