How much does a Budtender make in the United States? The average Budtender salary in the United States is $36,902 as of July 26, 2022, but the salary range typically falls between $32,877 and $41,168. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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What is a Budtender ?

A budtender is a title of a staff member who works within a dispensary or store where medical or recreational cannabis is sold. Their job is to offer suggestions to customers, answer questions, handle products and showcase products being sold....

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