Salary can be a strong indicator of overall career satisfaction.
After graduation, dance graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $71,346, while the bottom 20% make closer to $18,859. The median grad salary is $36,682.
Dance graduate salaries over time
The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in dance is $36,201, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $33,918.
This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:
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