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Dancer Salary

The average pay for a Dancer is $30,594 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.
$13,196 - $119,195
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $30,593
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$9.77 - $174.50
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$13,196 - $119,195  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
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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$15,146 - $154,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 30
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$9.77 - $174.50  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,000  
   
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).
)
$15,146 - $154,378  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 20
United States (change)

Job Description for Dancer

  • 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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Experience Affects Dancer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

Entry-Level
0%

National Average
$35,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 61% dental benefits Dental: 39%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 39%