How much does a Ballet Dancer make in the United States? The average Ballet Dancer salary in the United States is $32,661 as of June 28, 2021, but the salary range typically falls between $26,915 and $39,878. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

Based on HR-reported data: a national average with a geographic differential
25% $26,915 10% $21,683 90% $46,449 75% $39,878 $32,661 50%(Median)
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Dance Teacher

Chris Collins Dance Studio - Alexandria, VA

Customer Service and Administration Assistant

Ordway Conservatory of Classical Ballet - Manassas, VA

Dance Instructor

Rhythm In Motion Dance Company - Stafford, VA

What is a Ballet Dancer ?

A ballet dancer (Italian: ballerina [balleˈriːna] fem., ballerino [balleˈriːno] masc.) is a person who practices the art of classical ballet. Both females and males can practice ballet; however, dancers have a strict hierarchy and strict gender roles. They rely on years of extensive training and proper technique to become a part of professional companies. Ballet dancers are at a high risk of injury due to the demanding technique of ballet....

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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Ballet Dancer in the United States. The base salary for Ballet Dancer ranges from $26,915 to $39,878 with the average base salary of $32,661. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $26,915 to $41,053 with the average total cash compensation of $33,050.

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