Workers in retail jobs similar to cannabis retail earn low wages, with significant differences by race and citizenship status: Median wages of proxy cannabis sales jobs by demographic group (2019$)

Demographic Median hourly wage
All $10.80
Women $10.81
Men $10.79
AAPI $11.39
Black $10.35
Latinx $11.00
Other $10.33
White $10.77
U.S. born $10.72
Foreign-born U.S. citizen $12.22
Foreign-born noncitizen $10.65
Nonunion $10.65
Union $12.52

Note: Union workers are those who are represented by a union contract.

Source: EPI analysis of 2010–2019 Current Population Survey ORG data (EPI 2021a).

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