How Much Do Rockettes Get Paid?

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According to the Global Post, Rockettes are paid according to contracts held with the American Guild of Variety Artists at Radio City Music Hall. As of 2005, a Rockette likely earns between $1500 to $1700 weekly during a season of approximately 26 weeks.

While the stipulations of AGVA contracts are not publicly available, the Rockettes generally perform under short, seasonal agreements, are guaranteed competitive wages and can receive health benefits year-round. For comparison, the minimum weekly salary of a Broadway dancer under Actors' Equity jurisdiction was $1,861 as of September 2014. However, the Rockettes can likely earn more weekly overtime than typical Broadway dancers, as they must often perform five shows a day.