Government Affairs Directors are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing about $116K annually on average; Managers of Government Affairs are next on the list, bringing in close to $82K, followed by Business Development Managers earning $80K and Senior Financial Analysts making $73K. Near the bottom at The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company are Area Sales Managers, pulling in an average of just approximately $55K.
Years of Experience
Average pay is around $74K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Overall, the greater share of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average $60K annually.
Residents of Columbus, Ohio pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $82K per year; other top-paying cities include Atlanta, Ga. (around $72K) and Marysville, Ohio ($57K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of New York, where they average to $116K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Being a Licensed Lawyer certainly has its perks — salaries approach approximately $119K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to around $73K annually for accredited Certified Public Accountants. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at approximately $86K per year.
The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Legislative Policy; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of about $114K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; more than a third consider it a key competency. Other top skills include 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. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of respondents participate. Nearly all survey participants can count on health insurance, and most respondents have dental coverage as a benefit. Additional benefits of working here are gym membership, a casual working environment, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.