Government Affairs Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $116K per year on average; Managers of Government Affairs are next on the list, bringing in close to approximately $82K, followed by Business Development Managers earning $80K and Senior Financial Analysts making $73K. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company hands out some of the smallest paychecks to Area Sales Managers ($54K on average).
Years of Experience
Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of about $74K annually. The greater proportion of employees (38 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $60K per year.
Residents of Columbus, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $82K annually; other top-paying cities include Atlanta, Ga. (around $76K) and Marysville, Ohio ($57K). By state, New York offers the highest pay at about $116K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach $119K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Public Accountants with credentials; these people earn $73K per year on average. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $86K annually.
In this position, it pays to have Legislative Policy in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $114K per year. Microsoft Excel is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a third of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management.
Benefits and Perks
The benefits packages at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company can sometimes lack paid time off; 35 percent get paid vacation days, and 22 percent receive paid sick leave. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company sponsors a 401(k) program, and a large number of workers use this option to save for their retirement. A large number of respondents receive health insurance, and most survey participants get dental coverage. Privileges also include gym membership, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.