Choreographers

General Information

Description

Create new dance routines. Rehearse performance of routines. May direct and stage presentations.

Workplace at a Glance

What you can expect to experience while on the job

  • Responsibility
  • Exposure to job hazards
  • Physical activity
  • Decision making
  • Repetitiveness
  • Level of competition
  • Time pressure

Job Outlook

Overall employment of dancers and choreographers is projected to grow 31 percent from 2020 to 2030, much faster than the average for all occupations. About 3,000 openings for dancers and choreographers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.

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Salary

Average Salary

Salary

$43,680

State-by-state Salary

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$113,670
$24,550
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Education

Most Common Education Levels

People in this career achieve this level of education.

  • Bachelor's degree 30%
  • Some college 25%
  • High school 20%
  • Master's degree 10%
  • Less than high school 5%
  • Post-master's certificate 5%
  • First professional degree 5%
  • Doctoral degree 0%
  • Associate's degree 0%
  • Post baccalaureate 0%
  • Post-doctoral training 0%
  • Post-secondary certificate 0%

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Knowledge

  • Fine Arts
  • Education and Training
  • Communications and Media
  • Administration and Management
  • Sociology and Anthropology

Skills at a Glance

Skills helpful in this career

  • Verbal skills
  • Critical thinking & problem solving
  • Equipment operation & maintenance
  • Math & science skills
  • Technology design & control
  • Leadership
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