A Dance Teacher earns an average wage of C$27.61 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

C$18,548 - C$65,834
C$19K
C$36K
C$66K
MEDIAN: C$36,000
10%
50%
90%
C$15.20 - C$39.92
C$15
C$25
C$40
MEDIAN: C$25.14
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$82K
Salary C$18,548 - C$65,834
Bonus C$1,500
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$30,908 - C$82,333
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 13
Hourly Data C$0C$39
Hourly Rate C$15.20 - C$39.92
Overtime C$25.00
Annual Data C$0C$82K
Bonus C$1,500
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$30,908 - C$82,333
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 19 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 127

Job Description for Dance Teacher

Dance teachers are responsible for teaching the art of dance to students. Their tasks include carefully observing students, planning routines and activities, providing instruction, and offering advice as needed. Dance teachers must be in excellent physical shape, have a passion for dancing, have excellent flexibility, and be able to teach people in the age category in which they provide instruction. Dance teachers may work indoors and/or outdoors depending on their company, and they may work in a variety of categories of dance. Typical employers for dance teachers include production companies and schools ranging from elementary schools to college and universities; there are also independent dance teachers who provide instruction at the client's home, their own home, or a studio.

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Dance Teacher Tasks

  • Collaborate with the Studio Directors in the development of dance curriculum.
  • Collaborate with the Studio Directors in creation and execution of recitals.
  • Supervise and direct assistant dance teachers.
  • Instruct students of all ages, all abilities, and various styles.

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Pay by Experience Level for Dance Teacher

Pay by Experience for a Dance Teacher has a neutral trend. An entry-level Dance Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 31 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dance Teacher with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$54,000 based on 34 salaries. An experienced Dance Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$63,000 based on 34 salaries. A Dance Teacher with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$50,000 based on 6 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$51,661

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

Key Stats for Dance Teacher

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Dance Teacher Salaries

▲23%

▲4%

National Average
C$52,000

▼2%

▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
30%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 6%
dental benefits
Dental: 4%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 94%