Charlotte, NC (population: 723,514) has one dance school within its city limits. University of North Carolina at Charlotte has a total student population of 24,701. It is the 241st highest ranked school in the USA and the 10th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University). To learn more about dance programs in Charlotte, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of dance professors at University of North Carolina at Charlotte such as Gretchen Alterowitz, Alice Howes, Kim Jones, Mayrese Koraly, Gary Larsen, and Cynthia Poke.
Dance students from Charlotte schools who go on to become ballet dancers, dancers, dance professors, dance instructors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 10,700 people working as dancers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $0. Also, Entertainers and performers, sports and related workers make on average $0 per year and there are about 23,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area alone, there are ** employed entertainers and performers, sports and related workers earning an average salary of $*. Dancers in this area earn $*/yr and there are 70 employed.
Charlotte lies in Mecklenburg county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord-SC area has 837,820 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $21.10/hr average worker wage, and a $43,890 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.080 out of every 1000 jobs in Charlotte are held by dancers, and **/1000 are held by entertainers and performers, sports and related workers.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Carolina at Charlotte ends up costing a student $7,644/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Charlotte|
|Rock Hill||SC||72,341||5||30.0256||144||21.3 miles|
|Winston Salem||NC||-||7||32.3218||230||70.4 miles|
|High Point||NC||105,064||3||31.8326||88||71.3 miles|
|Banner Elk||NC||-||1||22.4512||43||88.7 miles|