Average Salary for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Employees

A salary of $65K annually is the going rate at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. Though your job title and geography are influential salary factors for those at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, how long you've been working turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company typically pays:
below market

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Employer: The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Senior Financial Analyst (2)
$59,094 - $91,272  
[-]Senior Financial Analyst (2)
Salary$57,248 - $88,840  
Bonus$944 - $8,656  
Total Pay$59,094 - $91,272  
[+]Area Sales Manager (2)
$42,283 - $99,211  
[+]Area Sales Manager (2)
Salary$38,120 - $86,572  
Bonus$2,760 - $30,554  
Total Pay$42,283 - $99,211  
[+]Demand Planner (2)
$52,697 - $89,618  
[+]Demand Planner (2)
Salary$53,744 - $87,358  
Total Pay$52,697 - $89,618  
[+]Government Affairs Director (2)
$93,699 - $183,964  
[+]Government Affairs Director (2)
Salary$88,134 - $168,436  
Total Pay$93,699 - $183,964  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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About This Company

United States of America 


Manufacturing, Agricultural Chemicals

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach $46K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (35 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make $83K per year.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Government Affairs Directors, Managers of Government Affairs, Demand Planners, and Area Sales Managers; while the first receives the highest median pay at about $116K, the other salaries come in at around $82K, $72K, and approximately $51K, respectively.


U.S. pay levels are highest in the state of New York; salaries there average to $116K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Licensed Lawyers, who make around $116K. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company compensates Doctorate (PhD)-holders the most at about $134K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Legislative Policy; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $114K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; roughly one in five consider it a key competency. Key skills also include Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company can sometimes lack paid time off; one-half of workers get paid vacation days, and 35 percent receive paid sick leave. A solid majority of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. At The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, most workers have health insurance, and a fair portion of workers have dental coverage. Privileges also include a company cell phone, gym membership, life insurance, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company


30 %
70 %
$47,000 - $84,000
$54,500 - $115,430
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 8 votes.

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