Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio is $30,558 per year.
Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio Total Pay (?
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$19,541 - $64,114
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MEDIAN: $30,557
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Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio Total Pay (?
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$7.31 - $16.55
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$19,541 - $64,114  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,341 - $61,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 260
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$11$22$33
Hourly Rate
$7.31 - $16.55  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $24.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$22K$44K$66K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,193  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$16,341 - $61,946  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 260
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Job Description for Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio

The radio disc jockey or DJ is an invaluable part of the radio broadcast team. The DJ is the voice of the radio station and as such, professionalism is required, but a sunny disposition is helpful as well. From their broadcast booth in the studio, the DJ shares music, appropriate commentary and ads with the general public. DJs are responsible for maintaining an accurate and consistent schedule of ads playing on the air; this requires close contact with the Ads Manger and other team members in order to keep up the requirements of the ad buys.
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Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio Tasks
  • Provide commentary on pop, sports, or news stories.
  • Select, arrange, and broadcast music for a given audience.

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Pay by Experience Level for Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Disc Jockey (DJ), Radio Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%
Experienced
up arrow 23%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$26,000
Entry-Level
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Gender

Female
27%
female alumni
 
Male
73%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
31%
5-9 years
20%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 58% dental benefits Dental: 42%
vision benefits Vision: 24% employee benefits None: 39%
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