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If you recently graduated from college and are having a hard time finding a job, you are not alone. Luckily enough, we set out to help graduates with a dance degree to find the perfect job. After looking through 3,157 dance major resumes and millions of job listings, we were able to find which are most preferred jobs by dance major graduates.

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1. Dance Instructor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  Los Angeles, CA;  Washington, DC;  Houston, TX;  Miami, FL;  San Diego, CA;  Austin, TX;  Charlotte, NC;  

2. Dance Teacher

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Baltimore, MD;  Houston, TX;  Philadelphia, PA;  Austin, TX;  Boston, MA;  Las Vegas, NV;  Memphis, TN;  Tampa, FL;  

3. Physical Therapist Assistant

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Jacksonville, FL;  San Antonio, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Columbus, OH;  Las Vegas, NV;  Miami, FL;  Austin, TX;  Phoenix, AZ;  
Job Description:
Physical therapist assistants, sometimes called PTAs, and physical therapist aides work under the direction and supervision of physical therapists. They help patients who are recovering from injuries and illnesses regain movement and manage pain.

4. Office Assistant

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Los Angeles, CA;  Washington, DC;  Miami, FL;  Philadelphia, PA;  Boston, MA;  Atlanta, GA;  Baltimore, MD;  
Job Description:
General office clerks perform a variety of clerical tasks, including answering telephones, typing documents, and filing records.

5. Instructor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  Los Angeles, CA;  San Diego, CA;  Philadelphia, PA;  Austin, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  Washington, DC;  Miami, FL;  
Job Description:
An Instructor works with individuals through providing them support and instruction. They initiate various program goals and team objectives and solve problems. They may instruct individuals in swimming, biology, esthetics, or fitness.
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6. Assistant Professor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Monterey, CA;  Philadelphia, PA;  Chicago, IL;  Washington, DC;  Baltimore, MD;  Houston, TX;  Pittsburgh, PA;  Atlanta, GA;  Dallas, TX;  
Job Description:
Postsecondary teachers instruct students in a wide variety of academic and career and technical subjects beyond the high school level. They also conduct research and publish scholarly papers and books.

7. Artist

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Chicago, IL;  San Francisco, CA;  Orlando, FL;  Burbank, CA;  Atlanta, GA;  Las Vegas, NV;  Boston, MA;  Philadelphia, PA;  
Job Description:
Craft and fine artists use a variety of materials and techniques to create art for sale and exhibition. Craft artists create handmade objects, such as pottery, glassware, textiles, and other objects that are designed to be functional. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators, create original works of art for their aesthetic value, rather than for a functional one.

8. Benefit Specialist

Top Locations:
Charlotte, NC;  Houston, TX;  Orlando, FL;  Cherry Hill, NJ;  New York, NY;  Atlanta, GA;  Chesapeake, VA;  Cary, NC;  Charleston, SC;  Saint Louis, MO;  
Job Description:
Compensation, benefits, and job analysis specialists conduct an organization’s compensation and benefits programs. They also evaluate position descriptions to determine details such as a person’s classification and salary.

9. Fitness Instructor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Los Angeles, CA;  Atlanta, GA;  Charlotte, NC;  Miami, FL;  Austin, TX;  Oklahoma City, OK;  Orlando, FL;  Tampa, FL;  
Job Description:
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.

10. Dermatologist

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Orlando, FL;  Bonita Springs, FL;  Columbus, OH;  Dallas, TX;  Frederick, MD;  Melbourne, FL;  San Diego, CA;  Sarasota, FL;  Virginia Beach, VA;  
Job Description:
Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses. Physicians examine patients; take medical histories; prescribe medications; and order, perform, and interpret diagnostic tests. They counsel patients on diet, hygiene, and preventive healthcare. Surgeons operate on patients to treat injuries, such as broken bones; diseases, such as cancerous tumors; and deformities, such as cleft palates.

11. Human Resources Coordinator

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  Los Angeles, CA;  Dallas, TX;  Charlotte, NC;  San Diego, CA;  Phoenix, AZ;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Human resources specialists recruit, screen, interview, and place workers. They often handle other human resources work, such as those related to employee relations, compensation and benefits, and training.

12. Adjunct Instructor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Tampa, FL;  Philadelphia, PA;  Louisville, KY;  Orlando, FL;  Phoenix, AZ;  Atlanta, GA;  San Antonio, TX;  Saint Louis, MO;  

13. Preschool Teacher

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  Omaha, NE;  Columbus, OH;  Los Angeles, CA;  Austin, TX;  Philadelphia, PA;  Indianapolis, IN;  San Antonio, TX;  
Job Description:
Preschool teachers educate and care for children younger than age 5 who have not yet entered kindergarten. They teach reading, writing, science, and other subjects in a way that young children can understand.

14. Class Instructor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Austin, TX;  Fort Collins, CO;  Hartford, CT;  Nashville, TN;  Saint Louis, MO;  Chicago, IL;  Houston, TX;  Indianapolis, IN;  
Job Description:
Fitness trainers and instructors lead, instruct, and motivate individuals or groups in exercise activities, including cardiovascular exercises (exercises for the heart and blood circulation), strength training, and stretching. They work with people of all ages and skill levels.

15. Interior Designer

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Los Angeles, CA;  Houston, TX;  Chicago, IL;  Atlanta, GA;  Dallas, TX;  San Francisco, CA;  Miami, FL;  San Diego, CA;  Seattle, WA;  
Job Description:
Interior designers make interior spaces functional, safe, and beautiful by determining space requirements and selecting decorative items, such as colors, lighting, and materials. They read blueprints and must be aware of building codes and inspection regulations, as well as universal accessibility standards.

16. Counselor

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Philadelphia, PA;  Chicago, IL;  Miami, FL;  Los Angeles, CA;  Charlotte, NC;  Richmond, VA;  Atlanta, GA;  Houston, TX;  Washington, DC;  
Job Description:
A Counselor helps people to explore feelings and emotions that are often related to past and present experiences. They work with individuals, groups, and communities to improve their mental health.

17. Registered Nurse

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Houston, TX;  San Antonio, TX;  Phoenix, AZ;  Chicago, IL;  Dallas, TX;  Atlanta, GA;  Nashville, TN;  San Diego, CA;  Baltimore, MD;  
Job Description:
Registered nurses (RNs) provide and coordinate patient care, educate patients and the public about various health conditions, and provide advice and emotional support to patients and their family members.

18. Teacher Assistant

Top Locations:
New York, NY;  Chicago, IL;  Philadelphia, PA;  Los Angeles, CA;  Washington, DC;  Houston, TX;  Boston, MA;  Saint Louis, MO;  Newark, NJ;  Charlotte, NC;  
Job Description:
Teacher assistants work under a teacher’s supervision to give students additional attention and instruction.

Dance Major Jobs

Average Salary For a Dance Major

As with other factors, choosing the right industry can change the salary for dance majors drastically. If you are in it for the money, you will earn the highest average salary working for a company in the hospitality industry where the average salary is $60,902. But, you might only make an average salary of $32,073 working in the media industry.

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$50,433
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Best Paying Industries
Industry
Average Salary
Hospitality
Hospitality
$60,902
$61k
Education
Education
$39,643
$40k
Health Care
Health Care
$38,009
$38k
Non Profits
Non Profits
$33,300
$33k
Media
Media
$32,073
$32k

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Updated July 15, 2020