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Highest Paying Industries for Choreographers

The top 24 highest paying industries for choreographers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment in those industries are also shown. As shown in the table, with an average annual salary of $60,600, local government, including schools and hospitals is the highest paying industry for choreographers. It is followed by educational services - local government owned industry (average annual salary $58,250). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in May 2015 [1]. For more information about salaries of choreographers in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 24 Highest Paying Industries for Choreographers

Industry Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Local government, including schools and hospitals
$60,600
60
2 Educational Services - Local government owned
$58,250
50
3 Junior colleges - Local government owned
$55,130
40
4 Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$55,130
40
5 Spectator Sports
$54,980
40
6 Performing Arts Companies
$54,200
720
7 Promoters of Performing Arts, Sports, and Similar Events
$53,930
n/a
8 Amusement Parks and Arcades
$53,400
30
9 Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$52,170
900
10 Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$52,160
90
11 Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$49,150
1,180
12 Theater Companies and Dinner Theaters
$48,050
110
13 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$47,970
30
14 Educational Services - State government owned
$47,970
30
15 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$45,810
70
16 Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$43,760
40
17 Educational Services
$43,290
4,690
18 Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$43,100
4,560
19 Other Schools and Instruction
$43,100
4,560
20 Educational Services - Privately owned
$43,090
4,610
21 Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$37,910
n/a
22 Fitness and Recreational Sports Centers
$37,590
n/a
23 Other Amusement and Recreation Industries
$37,470
n/a
24 Independent Artists, Writers, and Performers
$37,410
110
See also: Highest paying cities for choreographers.