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Average Disc Jockey (DJ) Hourly Pay

$48.92
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$1,000
Bonus
$300
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The average hourly pay for a Disc Jockey (DJ) is $48.92.
10%
$11.19
MEDIAN
$48.92
90%
$147.40
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Hourly Rate
$11 - $147
Bonus
$325 - $4,500
Profit Sharing
$0 - $300
Total Pay
$21,341 - $254,466
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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.

Job Satisfaction for Disc Jockey (DJ)

4.2 out of 5
(19)
Highly Satisfied
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Popular Employer Salaries for Disc Jockey (DJ)

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What Are Popular Skills for Disc Jockey (DJ)s?

Skills in Entertainment Coordination and Event Planning are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Customer Service, Public Speaking and Audio Visual Equipment Use.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Disc Jockey (DJ)s?

An entry-level Disc Jockey (DJ) with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.50 based on 10 salaries. An early career Disc Jockey (DJ) with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $40.97 based on 84 salaries. A mid-career Disc Jockey (DJ) with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $50.28 based on 39 salaries. An experienced Disc Jockey (DJ) with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $49.13 based on 65 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $52.
Employees with Disc Jockey (DJ) in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 100.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Las Vegas, Nevada (100.9% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (2.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Houston, Texas (69.3% less), San Antonio, Texas (59.1% less) and Miami, Florida (34.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 242 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
34.7%
Mid Career
16.1%
Experienced
26.9%
Late Career
18.2%