Average Dance Instructor Hourly Pay

$23.35
Avg. Hourly RateShow Salary
$983
Bonus
$8,500
Commission
$1,900
Profit Sharing
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The average hourly pay for a Dance Instructor is $23.35.
10%
$11.90
MEDIAN
$23.35
90%
$39.20
Hourly Rate
$12 - $39
Bonus
$51 - $4,932
Profit Sharing
$0 - $1,900
Commission
$0 - $8,500
Total Pay
$24,887 - $79,191

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Job Description for Dance Instructor

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.

Job Satisfaction for Dance Instructor

4.1 out of 5
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Popular Skills for Dance Instructor

Skills in Training, Curriculum Planning, Activities for Children, Leadership and Childhood Education are correlated to pay that is above average.

Pay by Experience Level for Dance Instructor

An entry-level Dance Instructor with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $14.69 based on 11 salaries. An early career Dance Instructor with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $18.57 based on 151 salaries. A mid-career Dance Instructor with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $24.59 based on 136 salaries. An experienced Dance Instructor with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $25.68 based on 123 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $30.
Employees with Dance Instructor in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 68.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (28.5% more) and Los Angeles, California (8.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (44.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (34.0% less) and Chicago, Illinois (11.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 498 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.2%
Early Career
30.3%
Mid Career
27.3%
Experienced
24.7%
Late Career
15.5%