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Average Salary for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Employees

The average employee at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company takes home $72K annually. What you do at the company plays the largest role in compensation at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, but how long you've been working and your city affect income (to a lesser degree) as well. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company typically pays:
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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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[-]Business Development Manager (3)
$55,424 - $125,157  
[-]Business Development Manager (3)
Salary$50,606 - $109,812  
Bonus$3,672 - $26,628  
Total Pay$55,424 - $125,157  
[+]Demand Planner (3)
$53,566 - $89,138  
[+]Demand Planner (3)
Salary$54,387 - $84,693  
Total Pay$53,566 - $89,138  
[+]Area Sales Manager (3)
$39,537 - $100,030  
[+]Area Sales Manager (3)
Salary$34,336 - $85,314  
Bonus$2,796 - $57,761  
Total Pay$39,537 - $100,030  
[+]Government Affairs Director (2)
$93,731 - $188,016  
[+]Government Affairs Director (2)
Salary$90,626 - $195,653  
Total Pay$93,731 - $188,016  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 35

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United States of America 


Manufacturing, Agricultural Chemicals

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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.

Key Stats for The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company


37 %
63 %
$51,938 - $86,897
$49,563 - $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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