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Choreographers create dances that use movement to tell a story or elicit a mood and then teach them to dancers. There are many types of dance—ranging from tango and tap, to ballroom and ballet, to jazz, modern dance, and non-Western dances. Approximately 7,000 choreographers are employed in the United States.

Salary Range

Below $25,000 to $100,000+

Minimum Education Level

High School Diploma

Certification/License

None

Outlook

About as Fast as the Average
Personality Traits

Artistic

Athletic

Creative

Career Ladder
Artistic Director

Choreographer

Assistant Choreographer

Dance Captain/Ballet Master or Mistress

Dancer

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