$38,516
Avg. Salary
$21.51
Avg. Hourly Rate
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The average pay for a Dance Teacher is $21.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Dance Teacher is $38,516 per year.

10%
$11.70
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$21.51
50%
$39.36
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MEDIAN $21.51
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$19k
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$39k
50%
$62k
90%
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MEDIAN $38,516
$19,189 - $62,364
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MEDIAN: $38,516
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$0$79K
Salary $19,189 - $62,364
Bonus $58.17 - $5,182
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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$22,694 - $79,615
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 135
Hourly Data $0$99
Hourly Rate $11.70 - $39.36
Hourly Tips $6.67
Overtime $8.07 - $99.33
Annual Data $0$79K
Bonus $58.17 - $5,182
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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$22,694 - $79,615
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 493

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 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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Key Stats for Dance Teacher

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Dance Teacher Salaries

Late-Career
▲24%

Experienced
▲17%

National Average
$43,000

Mid-Career
▼1%

Entry-Level
▼7%

Skills That Affect Dance Teacher Salaries

Dance
▲12%

National Average
$43,000

Curriculum Planning
▼11%

choreography
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 53 votes.

Gender

Female
91 %
Male
9 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 14%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 9%
no benefits
None: 85%