1. Navigate to Users in the left navigation pane
2. Click the Add New button
3. Fill out the new users information including their role* and click
Add New User
*Summary of Roles
Super Admin – somebody with access to the site network
administration features and all other features. See the Create a
Administrator (slug: 'administrator') – somebody who has access
to all the administration features within a single site.
Editor (slug: 'editor') – somebody who can publish and manage
posts including the posts of other users.
Author (slug: 'author') – somebody who can publish and manage
their own posts.
Contributor (slug: 'contributor') – somebody who can write and
manage their own posts but cannot publish them.
Subscriber (slug: 'subscriber') – somebody who can only manage
More info on roles here - https://codex.wordpress.org/