Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
Updated May 19, 2020
$32,000
$22,000
Min 10%
$32,000
Median 50%
$47,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
University of North Carolina
Highest Paying City
Cupertino, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.7 years
How much does a dance instructor/choreographer make?
The national average salary for a Dance Instructor/Choreographer in the United States is $32,866 per year or $15.8 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $22,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $47,000. The best states for high paying Dance Instructor/Choreographer jobs are New Jersey, New York, California, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The typical tenure for a Dance Instructor/Choreographer is 3.7 years.
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Average Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salary By Location

Dance Instructor/Choreographers in the United States of America make on average $32,866 a year or $15.8 per hour. Cupertino, CA reports the highest annual salary for Dance Instructor/Choreographers at 46,305. Even an entry-level Dance Instructor/Choreographer makes $21,000 per year in Cupertino, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Dance Instructor/Choreographer salaries are New Jersey, New York, California, Delaware, and Pennsylvania. The lowest earning states are South Dakota, Alaska, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Montana.

Map of Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Dance Instructor/Choreographers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salary By Company

Dance Instructor/Choreographers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others.
Company
Average Salary

Average Dance Instructor/Choreographer Pay By Industry

Dance Instructor/Choreographer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Transportation companies, Education companies, and Hospitality companies pay their Dance Instructor/Choreographers well. Transportation companies pay their Dance Instructor/Choreographers the highest wages, averaging $54,457 per year. Education companies and Hospitality companies pay well too, at $37,286 and $34,052, respectively. The types of companies that pay Dance Instructor/Choreographers the least are in the Media industry, where the average annual salary is $31,987.
Industry
Average Salary
Transportation
Transportation
$54,457
$54k
Education
Education
$37,286
$37k
Hospitality
Hospitality
$34,052
$34k
Media
Media
$31,987
$32k

Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salary History

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National Average
Ashburn, VA

Recently Added Dance Instructor/Choreographer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Silicon Valley Dance Academy
Dance Instructor & Choreographer
10/24/2016
$56,389
DR Dance LV, LLC DBA Sergei's Dance Studio
Dance Instructor/Choreographer
10/13/2010
$28,000
DR Dance LV, LLC DBA Sergei's Dance Studio
Dance Instructor/Choreographer
09/24/2010
$28,000
N.W. Cultural Foundation
Choreographer and Dance Instructor
10/13/2009
$33,392
N.W. Cultural Foundation
Choreographer and Dance Instructor
10/05/2009
$33,392
Northwest Culture Foundation
Choreographer and Dance Instructor
09/30/2009
$31,952
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