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Ballet Dancer Salary

A Ballet Dancer earns an average salary of $30,000 per year.

$23,441 - $97,871
(Median)
$23K
$30K
$98K
MEDIAN: $30,000
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$23,441 - $97,871  
   
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$16,134 - $51,521  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Job Description for Ballet Dancer

Ballet dancers usually perform live on a stage. They are required to be familiar with a variety of genres, including classical ballet, contemporary dance, African dance, street dance, Asian dance, and many others. They must be capable of understanding and interpreting their choreographer’s work. They often have to improvise. Ballet dancers must be confident since, most of the time, they dance in front of a large audience. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must cooperate closely with their partner, choreographer, and/or other ballet dancers. Ballet dancers may be required to work as part of ensemble groups or in soloist roles.

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Ballet Dancer Tasks

  • Express narrative and rhythm of dances through body movements.
  • Train and attend rehearsals.
  • Perform in stage events including musicals, dance shows and concerts, movies, videos, commercials, or community or entertainment events.
  • May assist with choreography.

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
50 %
Male
50 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
20%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
48%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 22%
vision benefits Vision: 11% employee benefits None: 39%
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