Average Entry-Level Dancer Salary

$29,450
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$1,000
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The average salary for an Entry-Level Dancer is $29,450.
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$15k
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MEDIAN $29,450
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Salary
$15k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$16k - $155k

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Job Description for Dancer

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

An early career Dancer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $31,100 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Dancer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $32,997 based on 50 salaries. An experienced Dancer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $48,143 based on 40 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $50,000.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 163 survey responses.
Early Career
36.2%
Mid Career
30.7%
Experienced
24.5%
Late Career
8.6%