The legal marijuana industry is making billions of dollars in sales and raising hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenue for states. But how’s it working out financially for people who work for companies that deal in cannabis?
Pretty well, it turns out.
Marijuana Business Magazine has compiled a salary study from around the legal weed business and finds that while not as many people are getting rich as you’d expect, average industry salaries are as good or higher than comparable positions in more mainstream industries.
The publication’s data researchers looked at salary data from a number of staffing sites and job boards and found that cannabis-themed salaries grew more than 16% between August 2017 and August 2018. And the number of six