These new careers created by the legalization in the United States


Survey finds 690% growth in job openings since 01 January 2017 in the United States. What are these new careers whose salary continues to increase?

The cannabis industry takes off quickly and companies continue to compete to recruit and retain the best talent, for a better salary ... Vangst's survey shows that hiring and retaining top talent will be the differentiator between the good cannabis companies.

Fashionable Careers in the US Cannabis Industry

In order to use the most accurate and up-to-date information possible, the data was collected directly from the cannabis industry companies through an email survey.

The survey data of the participating organizations were improved using Vangst internal data and published by CNBC, which provided key data for the main placement agency of the cannabis industry.

Dan Osborne inspects a cannabis plant.

Vangst can ensure that this data is reliable. What are these burgeoning jobs in the nascent cannabis industry? And what is the average salary of these new careers nationwide US?

Director of extraction

Supervise all cannabis extraction and refining operations. This includes facility design, laboratory layout, development of standard operating procedures, regulatory compliance, hiring, training and personnel management.

Responsible for ensuring that all products extracted from cannabis are produced safely, efficiently and consistently.

Average National Salary Scale for Skilled Professionals: 72 000 $ to 191 000

Director of Culture

Oversees all crop operations to ensure consistent and high quality cannabis production. Establishes all standard operating procedures, nutrient and crop schedules, integrated pest management programs, hiring, training and personnel management.

It is responsible for ensuring the highest levels of plant health, activity and production.

Average National Salary Scale for Skilled Professionals: 88 000 $ to 250 500

Director of Compliance

Guarantees compliance with all local, state and federal laws and regulations. Implements an enterprise-wide program that includes monitoring seed sales and internal compliance audits.

Anticipates and follows the laws and regulations in force and pending. Develops new policies and procedures as required and ensures staff understand all compliance requirements.

Average National Salary Scale for Skilled Professionals: 62 500 $ to 149 000

Rappresentante esterno

Focuses on sales strategies and account management to create value in the market.

In addition, an external sales representative develops relationships in new accounts to achieve sales goals. In addition, he manages existing accounts using CRM software.

They improve the brand image of products and increase sales through training and education of partners and retail customers.

Average National Salary Scale for Skilled Professionals: 58 800 $ to 150 000

Pharmacy Store Manager (Clinic)

Oversees the daily activities of a retail cannabis establishment for medical or recreational purposes. Creates standard operating procedures, develops inventory processes, and ensures the clinic is fully compliant with all federal and state regulations.

But he is also responsible for hiring, training and managing all the clinic staff.

Average National Salary Scale for Skilled Professionals: 56 000 $ to 98 000


Provides excellent customer service to all patients and clients of medical and recreational clinics. Uses a point-of-sale system and other technologies to ensure that all sales of cannabis products are properly monitored.

In addition, the Budtender provides information to customers on product choices, consumption methods, compliance and security. It remains up-to-date on all cannabis regulations to ensure compliance within the pharmacy.

Average national pay scale for qualified professionals: 13,25 $ per hour to 16 $ per hour.

Trimmer (pruner)

He takes care of the manicure and prepares all the floral products harvested for the retail sale; whether for medical or recreational purposes.

Although pruners do not need special education, they must generally be at least 21 years old and obtain a special state permit ...

They are also the first workers in the industry to be confronted with a possible shift by technology. But many purists insist on a hand-made product, which they believe to be more powerful.

Average national pay scale for qualified professionals: 12,25 $ per hour to 14 $ per hour.

In a few numbers…

These new and growing careers are the result of legalization. By 2020, the US cannabis industry, worth 8,5 miliardi, should create more 250 000 new jobs, According to New Frontier Data.

In 2017, the number of vacancies in the cannabis industry has increased by 445%, ahead of the technology sector (254%) and the health care sector (70%), according to ZipRecruiter.

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