Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Ballet Dancer is $29,492
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Ballet Dancers?
A mid-career Ballet Dancer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $32,431 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Ballet Dancer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38,000 based on 11 salaries.
What Do Ballet Dancers Do?
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 …Read more
- 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.