April 2014 Web Extra: $1 million company role, salary guidelines


In “When to add” from the April 2014 issue of Landscape Management, we interviewed LandOpt CEO Tim Smith, among other Green Industry experts, about how to know when it’s time to ramp up personnel.

Smith shared tips about hiring your first office manager, why to outsource the bookkeeping role and when to add an in-house designer. Additionally, he provided the following resources for contractors to use to create structure within their own organizations.

*Salary ranges represent a low, medium and high average from 2009. Numbers vary by region/market.

Marisa Palmieri

Marisa Palmieri

Marisa Palmieri is an experienced Green Industry editor who's won numerous awards for her coverage of the landscape and golf course markets from the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA), the Press Club of Cleveland and the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE). In 2007, ASBPE named her a Young Leader. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism, cum laude, from Ohio University’s Scripps School of Journalism.

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