Below is a list of the most popular cannabis jobs and cannabis salaries. This is only a short list, there are dozens of jobs available in the cannabis industry. This list was updated last in December 2020.
CANNABIS / HEMP CULTIVATION
The Master Grower is in charge of overseeing the overall the grow operation. The primary qualifications for a master grower position are a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a field like horticulture or plant physiology and experience working in the industry. Most employers accept student research as experience.
Jr Grower / Asst. Master Grower
Mix and apply fertilizers, pesticides, plant growth regulators, and other treatments. Monitor plant development to evaluate growth and quality. Maintain records of growth and production.
The Dispensary Inventory Manager is responsible for managing policy and procedure, compliance, inventory, receiving orders, and all other operational objectives of PharmaCann store operations. This position is responsible for ensuring all employees of the dispensary are accountable to these same responsibilities.
Machine trimmers have an unfortunate reputation for damaging buds. Hand-trimmed bud maintains more of its trichomes and resin than machine-trimmed bud. A machine trimmer simply cannot perfectly trim cannabis without taking off too much. Machine trimmers can sometimes also damage buds by over-trimming them.
CANNABIS / HEMP PRODUCTION
Cannabis master extractors are needed to manage cannabis extraction facilities. Master extractors utilize their knowledge of cannabis, chemical & organic chemistry, & lab management practices to produce top quality concentrate products.
he Extraction Technician supports the preparation and execution of the extraction process. Furthermore, the technician will assist in the formulation of approved medical cannabis products. This position is responsible for monitoring and maintaining cleanliness, efficacy, and efficiency of the manufacturing processes.
Understand State Compliance. Prioritize Inventory Management. Use a cannabis POS system with 100% uptime. Choose your Dispensary Hardware. Choose E-commerce and Delivery Software. Stand Out From the Crowd and Understand your Customer.
The Assistant Manager is the bridge between the GM and the other employees. The assistant manager will be the one to hold daily meetings, deal with time off requests, be involved in the hiring/firing process and do most of the day to day operations while the General Manager deals with more important matters with law enforcement, vendors, and landlords.Many times this position is held by a former Budtender that was promoted.
Dispensary Agent (Budtender)
Dispensary Jobs and Budtender responsibilities of the budtender include greeting customers, answering customers’ questions regarding the different strains of cannabis, their medicinal uses, and methods of consumption, and keeping the manager informed of any complaints or operational issues.
The responsibilities of the front deks person include greeting customers, answering customers’ questions regarding the different strains of cannabis, their medicinal uses, and methods of consumption, and keeping the manager informed of any complaints or operational issues. This may often be a first step to get into the cannabis industry for someone with not a lot of cannabis knowledge.
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