Government Affairs Directors rake in the most money, with average earnings of approximately $116K annually; Managers of Government Affairs come in second with average earnings amounting to about $82K, while Business Development Managers and Senior Financial Analysts rank near the top as well (around $80K and $73K, respectively). On the lower end are Area Sales Managers at $55K on average.
Years of Experience
Average pay is $74K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $60K annually.
Residents of Columbus, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $82K per year; other top-paying cities include Atlanta, Ga. ($72K) and Marysville, Ohio ($57K). By state, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company pays its New York employees the most; the pay rate there is around $116K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Licensed Lawyers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $119K per year. Acquiring certification to be a Certified Public Accountant is rewarded with median pay of around $73K annually. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at about $86K per year.
Employees who count Legislative Policy among their skills enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is $114K annually. A common skill in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's work force is Microsoft Excel; more than a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management were also reported by many survey participants.
Benefits and Perks
Benefits packages do tend to lack paid time off; The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company gives paid vacation days to 35 percent and sick leave to 22 percent. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Almost all employees receive health insurance, and a large number of survey participants get dental coverage. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company employees also enjoy perks such as gym membership, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.