Dancer Salary

The average pay for a Dancer is $30,201 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.

$14,753 - $95,356
(Median)
$15K
$30K
$95K
MEDIAN: $30,200
10%
50%
90%

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$9.21 - $100.67
(Median)
$9
$17
$100
MEDIAN: $17.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$14,753 - $95,356  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
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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$18,738 - $124,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$50$100$150
Hourly Rate
$9.21 - $100.67  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.13  
Overtime
$15.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$100K$200K$300K
Bonus
$0.00 - $20,134  
   
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).
)
$18,738 - $124,597  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Job Description for Dancer

A person seeking employment as a professional dancer may have a variety of employment opportunities available, such as performing in stage productions or providing instruction at dance and fitness studios. Dancers can also serve a dual role, both dancing and serving as choreographer in smaller community productions. Whatever the employment sought by a dancer, one key element of this career is physical fitness.

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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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Experience Affects Dancer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$31,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 56%
dental benefits
Dental: 35%
medical benefits
Vision: 15%
dental benefits
None: 44%
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