Cannabis industry jobs are booming. Glassdoor found 1,512 cannabis-related job openings in the U.S. as of Dec 2018, a 76% year-over-year increase.
Glassdoor’s Economic Research Blog listed these key findings:
- As state-level legalization of cannabis spreads across the United States, employers in the cannabis industry have rapidly expanded hiring even in the face of legal risks at the federal level.
- Cannabis job openings are increasing rapidly. Using Glassdoor’s database of millions of job openings, we found 1,512 cannabis industry job openings in the U.S. in December 2018, a 76 percent increase over the same period in the previous year.
- Cannabis jobs pay higher than U.S. median salary. The median salary for cannabis industry job openings is $58,511 per year. This is $5,648, or 10.7 percent, higher than the U.S. median salary of $52,863, according to Glassdoor’s December 2018 Local Pay Report.
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