The salary statistics of choreographers are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of choreographers within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The choreographers annual salary statistics are from the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for choreographers. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) choreographers is $94,400. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,240. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,520. We note that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 338% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of choreographers from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
From the above tables we note that not only choreographers salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of choreographers in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $18,130 to $73,230. The highest paying state for choreographers is New York with a median annual salary of $73,230. The lowest paying state is Alabama with a median annual salary of $18,130. For more salary information of choreographers profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|New York|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|South Dakota|| |