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 $34,578. Salaries typically start from $10,400 and go up to $83,200.

Average Dancer Hourly Wage in the United States

Dancers earn an average hourly wage of $16.62. Hourly wages typically start from $5.00 and go up to $40.00.

Source: Sokanu (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: Sokanu user data. View more Dancer demographics

Salary Satisfaction

2.8
SCORE
938
RATINGS
Dancers average a score of 2.8 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Dancers in the 28th percentile of salary satisfaction.

Source: Sokanu 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:

$40.00
an hour
$83,200
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:

$13.00
an hour
$27,040
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 31% percent of similar careers in the United States.

Choreographer Salary $49k
Singer Salary $49k
Announcer Salary $47k
Costume Attendant Salary $41k
Actor Salary $35k
Dancer Salary $34k
Music Artist Salary $32k
Comedian Salary $29k
Performer Salary $26k
Source: Sokanu (Aggregated)

Dancer salary by state