Expanding Professions in the Cannabis Industry

Learn about the job opportunities created by the growing cannabis industry.

With cannabis now legal in 33 states, the marijuana industry is thriving.  As investors look to capitalize on the major growth of this sector, new businesses are opening and looking for qualified employees.  Curious to see which skills are in high-demand?  Then here are some of the job opportunities created by the growing cannabis industry.

  • Cultivation Managers and Assistants

The cannabis industry is always looking for skilled growers who can cultivate crops by focusing on plant nutrition, pest management, and production levels.  These roles require an in-depth knowledge of marijuana and the laws governing its cultivation.  While this is a niche position, people have the ability to work their way up to management positions from an entry-level position in growing, trimming, or harvesting crops.

  • Extraction Managers and Technicians

Individuals with experience working in biochemistry or chemical engineering labs could find work as cannabis extraction managers and technicians.  These workers use equipment and techniques to extract compounds from cannabis plants to create oils and concentrates.

  • Cannabis Chefs

The expansion of the cannabis industry has led to a growing interest in cannabis-infused foods and beverages.  Trained chefs are in demand to help develop new products.  In addition to having culinary expertise, marijuana chefs need to be creative, precise, and consistent to produce appealing products that adhere to legal and safety standards.

These are some of the new job opportunities created by the growing cannabis industry.  Do you have additional questions regarding the cannabis industry or your commercial or industrial real estate needs?  If so, contact the experts at California Commercial Realty Advisors, Inc.  Our dedicated team is ready to assist you today.

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