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How much does a Choreographer make in California?

Average Choreographer Hourly Wage in California

Choreographers earn a median hourly wage of $38.42. Hourly wages typically start from $17.73 and go up to $57.18.

Average Choreographer Yearly Salary in California

Choreographers earn a median salary of $79,920 per year. Salaries typically start from $36,890 and go up to $118,940.

Learn more about the Choreographer job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what Choreographers earn in other states.

How to Become a Choreographer

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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Choreographer Earnings by Seniority

Top End Choreographer Earnings

The highest earning Choreographers in California earn:

$57.18
an hour
$118,940
per year
Senior Choreographer Earnings

Senior Choreographers in California earn:

$52.41
an hour
$109,020
per year
Experienced Choreographer Earnings

Experienced Choreographers in California earn:

$38.42
an hour
$79,920
per year
Junior Choreographer Earnings

Junior Choreographers in California earn:

$22.29
an hour
$46,360
per year
Starting Choreographer Earnings

Starting Choreographers in California earn:

$17.73
an hour
$36,890
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Choreographer salary comparison

Choreographers earn more than 78% percent of Arts careers in California. Choreographer salaries are in the bottom 71% of all careers in California.

Film and Video Editor Salary in California $88k
Choreographer Salary $79k
Urban Planner Salary in California $79k
Illustrator Salary in California $61k
Craft Artist Salary in California $53k
Photographer Salary in California $40k
Aesthetician Salary in California $32k
Glass Blower Salary in California $28k
Nail Technician Salary in California $19k

Historical salary for Choreographers in California

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

Should I be a Choreographer?

Think you might be interested in becoming a Choreographer? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good choreographer? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired
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