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Dance Therapist Salary

$49,108 (USD)

Average Salary

$24/hr

Average Hourly

$565

Average Bonus

Last updated: November 19, 2019

The average pay for a Dance Therapist is $49,108 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dance Therapist is between $36,220 and $59,850. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dance Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Plans, organizes, and leads dance and body movement activities to improve patients' mental outlooks and physical well-beings: observes and evaluates patient's mental and physical disabilities to determine dance and body movement treatment.
  • Confers with patient and medical personnel to develop dance therapy program.
  • Conducts individual and group dance sessions to improve patient's mental and physical well-being.
  • Makes changes in patient's program based on observation and evaluation of progress.
  • Attends and participates in professional conferences and workshops to enhance efficiency and knowledge.
Dance Therapist Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Recreational Therapists

Job family population: 18,840

Estimated population of Dance Therapist jobs: 2,925

Rate of error: 2.5%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$56,929
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Description: The United States of America (USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or simply America, is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km2), it is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe. Most of the country is located in central North America between Canada and Mexico. With an estimated population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the...

Dance Therapist Job Listings for United States

Recreational, Drama, or Dance/Movement Therapist
Oct 22
Delhi, CA, USA
California Psychiatric Transitions
Dance therapist means a person who is registered or eligible for registration as a dance therapist by the American Dance Therapy Association. Drama therapist means a person who is registered or ...
Activities Therapist
Nov 7
Vallejo, CA, USA
Crestwood Behavioral Health
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must have a bachelor's degree as an occupational therapist, music therapist, dance therapist, art therapist, or recreation therapist. 2. Must be registered or eligible for ...
Experiential Therapist ( Art/ Body Image/ Yoga)
Nov 1
Naples, FL, USA
The Mindful Health Foundation
Certification in art, body image, or dance therapy preferred * Previous experience in mental health counseling or other related fields * Experience in body image and art therapy * Certification yoga ...
physical therapist
Oct 16
Mechanicsville, United States
UNAVAILABLE
... dance therapy. We are rapidly expanding to serve our patients and community and currently have a full and part time opportunity for a Physical Therapist to join our team in our Mechanicsville ...
ACTIVITY THERAPIST - PER DIEM, DAY SHIFT
Nov 12
Costa Mesa, CA, USA
College Hospital of Costa Mesa
... Art or Dance Therapy. Prior experience with inpatient psychiatric population preferred. Ability to assess the age specific needs for all patients and the capability to work with adolescents and ...

The average pay for a Dance Therapist is $49,108 a year and $24 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Dance Therapist is between $36,220 and $59,850. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Dance Therapist. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Recreational, Drama, or Dance/Movement Therapist
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Delhi, CA, USA
California Psychiatric Transitions
Dance therapist means a person who is registered or eligible for registration as a dance therapist by the American Dance Therapy Association. Drama therapist means a person who is registered or ...
Activities Therapist
Nov 7
Vallejo, CA, USA
Crestwood Behavioral Health
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Must have a bachelor's degree as an occupational therapist, music therapist, dance therapist, art therapist, or recreation therapist. 2. Must be registered or eligible for ...
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