Marijuana bud trimming is what would be considered an “entry-level” position in the new fast growing legal marijuana industry. Paying between $12 to $15 an hour, the work can be tedious at time but offers a more relaxed working environment for many.
Others are using bud trimming as a way to move up in the marijuana industry. Cannabis bud trimmers can move up to being marijuana gardeners or cannabis extract makers. These positions generally pay between $50,000 to $90,000 a year.
Although the work appears simple, there is a certain art to bud trimming to ensure a high quality marijuana product. Even with the proliferation of bud trimming machines, the high end marijuana buds will always be done by hand to preserve the cannabis bud’s integrity.
There are many how to guides on marijuana bud trimming. Once the basic steps of bud trimming are learned, it’s just matter of experience to become a master bud trimmer!