Dancer Salary

The average pay for a Dancer is $34,431 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$14,890 - $147,883
$15K
$35K
$150K
MEDIAN: $35,220
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50%
90%

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$8.86 - $73.60
$8
$20
$74
MEDIAN: $19.68
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$0$159K
Salary $14,890 - $147,883
Bonus $2,700
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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$17,771 - $159,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 63
Hourly Data $0$355
Hourly Rate $8.86 - $73.60
Hourly Tips $7.50
Overtime $28.90
Annual Data $0$159K
Bonus $2,700
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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$17,771 - $159,524
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 37

Job Description for Dancer

A person seeking employment as a professional dancer may have a variety of employment opportunities available, such as performing in stage productions or providing instruction at dance and fitness studios. Dancers can also serve a dual role, both dancing and serving as choreographer in smaller community productions. Whatever the employment sought by a dancer, one key element of this career is physical fitness.

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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 Dancer

Pay by Experience for a Dancer has a positive trend. An entry-level Dancer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $34,000 based on 50 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Dancer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $40,000 based on 37 salaries. An experienced Dancer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $37,000 based on 29 salaries. A Dancer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Dancer

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Experience Affects Dancer Salaries

Late-Career
▲125%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$39,000

Experienced
▼4%

Entry-Level
▼12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
48 %
Male
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 41%
dental benefits
Dental: 26%
vision benefits
Vision: 18%
no benefits
None: 59%