Average Disc Jockey (DJ) Hourly Pay

Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)

The average hourly pay for a Disc Jockey (DJ) is $52.39 in 2024

Hourly Rate
$18 - $165
$486 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $25k
Total Pay
$32k - $322k
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What Do Disc Jockey (DJ)s Do?

Disc Jockey (DJ) Tasks
  • Create a fun, musical environment appropriate for each event.
  • Serve as disc jockey in various lounges or nightclubs.
  • Maintain up-to-date musical inventory for a variety of categories such as classic top 40, dance oriented rock, Latin, classic disco, reggae, and classic rock.
  • Teach line dance lessons, perform backstage tours, and announce bands.
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FAQs About Disc Jockey (DJ)s

What is the highest pay for Disc Jockey (DJ)s?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Disc Jockey (DJ) is $165.46 / hour

What is the lowest pay for Disc Jockey (DJ)s?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Disc Jockey (DJ) is $18.15 / hour

How can Disc Jockey (DJ)s increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Disc Jockey (DJ) is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Disc Jockey (DJ) that oversees more junior Disc Jockey (DJ)s, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.