Dance Instructor Salary (United States)

A Dance Instructor earns an average wage of $19.95 per hour. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are choreography and ballet.
Dance Instructor Total Pay (?
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$14,559 - $52,197
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MEDIAN: $28,828
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Dance Instructor Total Pay (?
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$9.82 - $34.97
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$14,559 - $52,197  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,936 - $71,945  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$9.82 - $34.97  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $30.20  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $1,039  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$19,936 - $71,945  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 244
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Job Description for Dance Instructor
  • Provide basic instruction on dance etiquette and interactions.
  • Answer questions and provide information about the history of a dance or where to dance.
  • Lead dance classes, teaching students about dance steps.
  • Perform dances and network to increase student enrollment.

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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Dance Instructor Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 9%
Mid-Career
0%
National Average
$41,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 26%

Skills That Affect Dance Instructor Salaries

choreography
up arrow 28%
ballet
up arrow 26%
National Average
$41,000
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Gender
Female
88%
female alumni
 
Male
12%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 17% dental benefits Dental: 10%
vision benefits Vision: 5% employee benefits None: 83%
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