Government Affairs Directors earn the highest median pay at approximately $116K annually, followed by Managers of Government Affairs ($82K), Business Development Managers ($80K), and Senior Financial Analysts (about $73K). On the lower end are Area Sales Managers at $54K on average.
Years of Experience
Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make around $74K per year on average. Broken down by tenure, the largest share of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company employees (38 percent) have one to four years of experience and earn $60K annually on average.
Residents of Columbus, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $82K per year; other top-paying cities include Atlanta, Ga. ($76K) and Marysville, Ohio (around $57K). The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company workers in New York earn the most — $116K annually on average.
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $119K per year for Licensed Lawyers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. On average, salaries rise to approximately $73K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. Those with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company come out on top, and their salaries approach $86K per year.
The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be Legislative Policy; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of around $114K annually. A common skill in The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company's work force is Microsoft Excel; just under a third of survey participants report using it on the job. Data Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Project Management are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
Paid time off is scarce, with only about 35 percent receiving paid vacation and between a fifth and a fourth of workers receiving sick leave. Most workers contribute to 401(k) savings accounts sponsored by the firm. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company provides health insurance to the vast majority of workers, and a large number of survey participants do receive dental coverage. Perks also include gym membership, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.