What Is the Salary Range for "Dancing With the Stars" Professional Dancers?

What Is the Salary Range for "Dancing With the Stars" Professional Dancers?

"Dancing With the Stars" professional dancers receive close to $100,000 each full season as of 2015. The dancers are paid for 10 weeks of air time in addition to a month of pre-season rehearsals. Many of the professional dancers work two seasons each year, so they can earn much more.

In 2009, a dance agency reported that professional dancers get paid $5,200 per episode, but that number could have increased because of the show's popularity. Celebrities who participate in "Dancing With the Stars" are paid $125,000 and have the potential to make significantly more the longer they remain on the show.