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Budtenders in California, Colorado, Illinois, Maryland and Massachusetts earn more than their counterparts in Arizona, Michigan and Oregon.
A budtender in Massachusetts can earn $12-$14 per hour, while a budtender in Arizona may earn $10-$12 per hour. The Sperling's Best Places website rates the cost of living in Massachusetts at 139 - higher than Arizona at 112 - but both are above the nationwide average of 100.
Trimmers in Colorado earn more than trimmers in California and Washington state.
Trimmers in California earn $10-$12.50 per hour and Washington state trimmers earn $12, while trimming in Colorado can command $12-$16 per hour. An experienced trimmer in Colorado can earn about $2,000 more than a trimmer in Washington state over the course of three months.
Cannabis jobs in Maryland consistently pay more than other states in all categories for which Marijuana Business Magazine collected data.
Maryland's medical marijuana industry raked in nearly $100 million in its first year of operations - more than the combined first year medical sales in Illinois, Massachusettsand New York. It is possible salaries will adjust somewhat as this new market matures.
Dispensary managers in Maryland and Massachusetts make more than dispensary managers in California, Colorado, Illinois and Oregon.
A dispensary manager in Maryland earns an average of $75,500 - twice as much as the average $37,500 earned by dispensary managers in Oregon. As of early 2019, Maryland had 71 active medical dispensaries, while Oregon had four medical dispensaries and 605 recreational dispensaries.
Master extractors in California and North Carolina are paid more than master extractors in Colorado and Pennsylvania.
Master extractors specializing in hemp are earning up to $120,000 per year in North Carolina, while the salary for a master extractor in Colorado may top out at $70,000.
Master cultivators are paid more in California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Ohio and Pennsylvania than master cultivators in Alaska, Colorado, Illinois and Rhode Island.
Master cultivators in Massachusetts earn $120,000-$150,000 per year - up to twice as much as the $70,000-$80,000 earned in Alaska.