Code: 27-2031.00

Also known as: Ballerina, Ballet Company Member, Ballet Dancer, Ballet Soloist, Belly Dancer, Company Dancer, Dancer, Latin Dancer, Performing Artist, Soloist Dancer

Description: Dancers express ideas in a series of movements. This job requires a high level of physical fitness and the ability to coordinate movies to music at a variety of tempos. Some dancers go on to teach dance classes once they have gained enough experience in the field. This career typically does not require a degree, but it does require extensive professional training.


Typical wages

10% $11.68
25% $13.77
Median $18.58
75% $29.21
90% $48.76

Projected employment

Estimated Employment
(2019 year)
Projected Employment
(2029 year)
Percent Change +0 %
Projected Annual Job Openings 1,800