Dance Teacher Salary
|Salary||$18,000 - $60,000|
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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).)
|$22,244 - $76,107|
|Hourly Rate||$11.79 - $38.88|
|Total Pay (||$22,244 - $76,107|
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.Read More...
Educational requirements for this position vary depending on the hiring company. For example, to teach a dance class in high school, the dance teacher would typically need a teaching certificate in their dancing technique, at least a bachelor's degree in dance, and prior experience. College-level dance teachers generally need experience in addition to a master of fine arts degree related to their preferred dancing technique. Dance teachers may work day and/or evening hours, and they may work part time or full time depending on their employer's needs. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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 positive trend. An entry-level Dance Teacher with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 162 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 $42,000 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Dance Teacher which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $50,000 based on 121 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 $54,000 based on 63 salaries.
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