A Disc Jockey (DJ) earns an average wage of $25.67 per hour. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for employees with more than 20 years' experience.
Disc Jockey (DJ) Total Pay (?
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$13,656 - $75,220
(Median)
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23K
35K
51K
75K
MEDIAN: $34,695
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Disc Jockey (DJ) Total Pay (?
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$10.06 - $101.07
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $25.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$13,656 - $75,220  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
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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$19,071 - $203,589  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$60$120$180
Hourly Rate
$10.06 - $101.07  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.50 - $16.55  
Overtime
$1.43 - $151.01  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$120K$240K$360K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,035  
   
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).
)
$19,071 - $203,589  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 183
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Experience Affects Disc Jockey (DJ) Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%
Mid-Career
up arrow 12%
National Average
$46,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 7%
Late-Career
up arrow 12%
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
27%
20 years or more
11%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 11% dental benefits Dental: 9%
vision benefits Vision: 8% employee benefits None: 88%
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