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  • $34,727
  • 13,500
  • 4.0
  • 4.4%
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How much does a Dancer make in the United States?

Average Dancer Yearly Salary in the United States

Dancers earn an average yearly salary of $34,728. Salaries typically start from $10,400 and go up to $69,184.

Average Dancer Hourly Wage in the United States

Dancers earn an average hourly wage of $16.70. Hourly wages typically start from $5.00 and go up to $33.26.

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Employment Type Mix

28%
Full-Time
72%
Part-Time

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Dancer demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
1272
RATINGS
Dancers average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Dancers in the 26th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: CareerExplorer user data. View more Dancer satisfaction

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Dancer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Dancer Earnings

The highest earning Dancers in the United States earn:

$33.26
an hour
$69,184
per year
Senior Dancer Earnings

Senior Dancers in the United States earn:

$20.00
an hour
$41,600
per year
Experienced Dancer Earnings

Experienced Dancers in the United States earn:

$12.98
an hour
$27,000
per year
Junior Dancer Earnings

Junior Dancers in the United States earn:

$6.73
an hour
$14,000
per year
Starting Dancer Earnings

Starting Dancers in the United States earn:

$5.00
an hour
$10,400
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Dancer Salary Comparison

Dancers earn more than 29% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Choreographer Salary $48k
Circus Performer Salary $45k
Announcer Salary $44k
Actor Salary $41k
Costume Attendant Salary $37k
Dancer Salary $34k
Music Artist Salary $30k
Comedian Salary $29k
Performer Salary $26k
Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)

Dancer salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
Dancer Salary in Texas $20.22 $42,047.6 # 1
Dancer Salary in Florida $19.39 $40,323.2 # 2
Dancer Salary in California $18.61 $38,699.8 # 3
Dancer Salary in United States $16.70 $34,727.6 # 4
Dancer Salary in Illinois $14.58 $30,326 # 5
Dancer Salary in Georgia $14.22 $29,577.8 # 6
Dancer Salary in New York $14.09 $29,304.2 # 7

Career Attributes

  • $34,727
  • 13,500
  • 4.0
  • 4.4%
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