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Cannabis Jobs Report: 280 New Jobs Everyday in Legal Cannabis Markets

Looking for a Job? Check Out the Annual Leafly Jobs Report: according to the Leafly Jobs Report, more than ‘280 new jobs’ were created everyday!


Are you looking for a new career path? The legal cannabis industry might just be your calling. In fact, according to the annual Leafly Jobs Report by Whitney Economics, the legal cannabis industry employs more Americans than firefighters, bank tellers, and hairstylist.


With over 428,059 full-time workers reported in America's legal marijuana markets, cannabis is quickly becoming a leading factor in modernizing and mobilizing the U.S. labor force.


Thanks to the hard work of Leafly and Whitney Economics, employers and employees alike can access in-depth data on cannabis jobs across the nation.


Question: What are the top-10 Legal Cannabis Job Markets in the USA 2022?


  • Answer: The top-10 legal cannabis job markets are…


1. California 83,607

2. Colorado 38,337

3. Michigan 31,152

4. Illinois 28,992

5. Massachusetts 27,212

6. Pennsylvania 26,932

7. Florida 25,895

8. Arizona 23,333

9. Washington 22,516

10. Oregon 19,938


Looking for a Job? Check Out the Annual Leafly Jobs Report!

Image Source: the annual Leafly Jobs Report 2022 with Whitney Economics.


It's not just job opportunities that are on the rise in the legal cannabis industry. American consumers spent a total of $25 billion on legal cannabis in 2022, surpassing the spending on orange juice, milk, and energy drinks!


If you're interested in contributing to cannabis research, OMNI Medical Service is a non-profit physician-owned organization currently accepting participants for upcoming medical cannabis research. Join their cannabis research newsletter group today to stay up-to-date on the latest developments.


Question: Legal Cannabis: How Many Americans Are Employed in the USA?


  • Answer: 428,059 are reported to work in full-time in America’s legal marijuana markets


Total Annual Jobs Comparison


  • American Firefighters: 311,350

  • Hairstylist, barbers, cosmetologist: 317,290

  • Insurance sales agents: 409,950

  • Bank tellers: 423,570


Question: How Much did American’s Spend on Legal Cannabis in 2022?


  • Answer: The total annual spending by US consumers reached $25B in 2022


Total Annual Spending Comparison


  • Orange Juice: $10B

  • Milk: $16B

  • Energy drinks: $20B

  • Nutritional supplements: $55B


Question: How Many Legal Marijuana Jobs are in Florida?


  • Answer: Florida has over 31,152 workers in the Florida medical marijuana market


Note: Florida has 21M residents; only 3% are registered as medical marijuana patients.



Image Source: the annual Leafly Jobs Report 2022 with Whitney Economics.


The legal cannabis industry is a rapidly growing sector with abundant job opportunities and significant economic impact. So, if you're looking for a new career path or interested in contributing to cannabis research, now may be the time to explore the exciting world of legal cannabis


Want to Participate in Cannabis Research?


OMNI Medical Service is a non-profit physician-owned 501c currently accepting participants for potential participation in upcoming medical cannabis research. Join the cannabis research newsletter group today!




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