C$46,452
Avg. Salary
C$26.81
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dance Instructor is C$26.81 per hour.

The average pay for a Dance Instructor is C$46,452 per year.

C$15.15
10%
C$26.81
50%
C$44.79
90%
MEDIAN C$26.81
C$0
10%
C$46k
50%
C$0
90%
MEDIAN C$46,452
C$15.15 - C$44.79
C$15
C$27
C$45
MEDIAN: C$26.81
10%
50%
90%
Hourly Data C$0C$44
Hourly Rate C$15.15 - C$44.79
Overtime C$14.00
Annual Data C$0C$92K
Bonus C$500
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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C$31,957 - C$92,585
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 21 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 87

Job Description for Dance Instructor

Dance instructors are teachers who help others learn essential elements and various styles of dance. Some work with groups of children and teens to help them acquire the balance and skills needed for higher-level ballet and modern dance disciplines, while others specialize in teaching older students, in groups or individually, in proper techniques for ballroom, jazz, Latin, and other popular dance styles. Dance instructors are typically hired by dedicated dance studios, large fitness centers, and even community recreation programs.

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Dance Instructor Tasks
  • Lead dance classes, teaching students about dance steps.
  • Perform dances and network to increase student enrollment.
  • Provide basic instruction on dance etiquette and interactions.
  • Answer questions and provide information about the history of a dance or where to dance.

Dance Instructor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Dance Instructor

Pay by Experience for a Dance Instructor has a positive trend. An entry-level Dance Instructor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$48,000 based on 23 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dance Instructor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$59,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Dance Instructor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$60,000 based on 11 salaries. A Dance Instructor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$74,000 based on 9 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

13%

-16%

National Average: C$55,352

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Dance Instructor Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Dance Instructor?

Dance Instructor in Toronto:
"Creative."
Pros: Constant change, new people.
Cons: Under paid, snotty kids and snotty parents.

Key Stats for Dance Instructor

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Experience Affects Dance Instructor Salaries

▲34%

▲8%

▲7%

National Average
C$55,000

▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
96 %
Male
4 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 3%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 3%
no benefits
None: 97%