Joseph Nathan Cohen

Department of Sociology, CUNY Queens College, New York, NY

Top Job Markets: Choreographers

Top job markets for choreographers

This post profiles America’s largest job markets for Choreographers (Standard Occupation Code: 27-2032). It is part of a series that profiles the major job markets for content creation-related careers.

The table below lists America’s 25 largest metro area job markets for Choreographers. It provides information on the total number of people in that occupation, the mean annual wage, the number of jobs per 1000, and the ‘location quotient’. The location quotient is the ratio of the percentage of jobs in that occupation locally to the percentage nationally. A score above one denotes that more jobs in that occupation are present in the local area compared to the national average, while a score below one indicates fewer jobs in the local area relative to the national average. Click here for more details on the data and methods employed to produce this information

Rank Metro Area Total Jobs Jobs per 1k Location Quotient
1 Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX 230 0.08 2.83
2 Sioux Falls, SD 110 0.74 25.97
3 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 100 0.04 1.26
4 Austin-Round Rock, TX 90 0.09 3.09
5 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 80 0.04 1.47
6 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA 70 0.01 0.46
7 Cincinnati, OH-KY-IN 60 0.06 2.02
7 San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA 60 0.03 0.95
9 Lafayette, LA 50 0.29 10.09
9 Columbia, SC 50 0.15 5.15
11 Richmond, VA 40 0.07 2.43
11 Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC 40 0.03 1.20
13 Iowa City, IA 30 0.37 12.91
13 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 30 0.22 7.92
1. Choreography is a very rare job.  It is likely highly competitive.
2.  There is no data for New York City
3. Houston is the premiere choreography job market, according to this data.
4.  Sioux Falls SD registers an extraordinarily large choreographer job market for a town of its size.

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