Dancer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Dancer is $30,723 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. For the first five to ten years in this position, pay increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.
Dancer Total Pay (?
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$13,143 - $120,000
(Median)
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120K
MEDIAN: $30,722
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Dancer Total Pay (?
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$9.80 - $173.74
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $16.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$13,143 - $120,000  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
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  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$9.80 - $173.74  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,866  
   
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  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 50
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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

Mid-Career
up arrow 16%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Entry-Level
0%
National Average
$34,000

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
89%
female alumni
 
Male
11%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
34%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 25% employee benefits None: 39%
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