Information About Choreographers

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Training

Choreographers need work experience in a related occupation.

Degrees for Choreographers
Training for Choreographers
Percent
Less than High School 18.2
High School 18.2
Some College 30.5
Associates Degree 11.4
Bachelors Degree 17.9
Masters Degree 3.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 0.7

Employment

Represents about 16,000 people in the United States- 14.2% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 0 more choreographers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 8,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, choreographers make $21.23 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Choreographers $9.23 $12.70 $19.00 $27.80 $35.60
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $9.38 $13.70 $20.90 $31.70 $45.40
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, choreographers make $44,160 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Choreographers $19,190 $26,540 $39,600 $58,010 $74,060
Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations $19,520 $28,640 $43,640 $66,080 $94,470
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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