Choreographers Salary Information

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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1. Choreographers Salary in the United States

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$21,340
25th Percentile Wage
$31,700
50th Percentile Wage
$48,420
75th Percentile Wage
$67,000
90th Percentile Wage
$92,520

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 $92,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,420. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $21,340. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 333% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of choreographers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$48,420
0.37% 21.27%
2016
$48,240
4.77% -
2015
$45,940
3.68% -
2014
$44,250
0.27% -
2013
$44,130
13.62% -
2012
$38,120
- -

Table 2. Choreographers Salary by Industry Sector

The average salaries of choreographers in 3 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for choreographers occupations is the educational services sector with an annual salary $53,320. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $40,370).

Industry Sector Median Annual Salary
Educational Services
$53,320
Federal, State, and Local Government
$46,140
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation
$40,370

Table 3. Median Annual Wage of Choreographers by States

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 $71,260. The highest paying state for choreographers is Washington with a median annual salary of $71,260. 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
Washington
$71,260
Vermont
$64,630
Wisconsin
$64,500
North Dakota
$63,350
Texas
$62,460
Oklahoma
$60,020
Virginia
$59,750
Connecticut
$58,240
Florida
$56,760
New York
$56,390
Maryland
$56,380
Utah
$53,900
California
$53,470
New Jersey
$51,550
Oregon
$50,530
District of Columbia
$49,140
Colorado
$46,500
Rhode Island
$45,160
Iowa
$45,020
Missouri
$44,860
Georgia
$43,910
North Carolina
$43,900
Ohio
$42,400
Kentucky
$42,090
Idaho
$39,770
Michigan
$39,620
South Carolina
$38,580
Nebraska
$38,530
Arizona
$37,930
Tennessee
$37,800
Minnesota
$37,710
Indiana
$36,670
Pennsylvania
$36,010
Massachusetts
$35,510
Wyoming
$35,490
Illinois
$35,160
South Dakota
$33,400
Louisiana
$32,730
Mississippi
$30,920
Arkansas
$30,530
Kansas
$25,550
Alabama
$18,130



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