The average salary for a Ballet Dancer is $30,625.
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Job Description for Ballet Dancer
Ballet dancers usually perform live on a stage. They are required to be familiar with a variety of genres, including classical ballet, contemporary dance, African dance, street dance, Asian dance, and many others. They must be capable of understanding and interpreting their choreographer’s work. They often have to improvise. Ballet dancers must be confident since, most of the time, they dance in front of a large audience. They must be able to work in a team environment. They must cooperate cl…Read more
Ballet Dancer Tasks
- Perform in stage events including musicals, dance shows and concerts, movies, videos, commercials, or community or entertainment events.
- May assist with choreography.
- Express narrative and rhythm of dances through body movements.
- Train and attend rehearsals.
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Pay by Experience Level for Ballet Dancer
An early career Ballet Dancer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $28,904 based on 9 salaries. A mid-career Ballet Dancer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $29,934 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Ballet Dancer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 13 salaries.
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