Disc Jockey Salary in the United States

How much does a Disc Jockey make in the United States? The average Disc Jockey salary in the United States is $30,359 as of May 31, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $28,363 and $34,451. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

What is a Disc Jockey?

A disc jockey, often abbreviated as DJ, is a person who plays existing recorded music for a live audience. Most common types of DJs include radio DJ, club DJ who performs at a nightclub or music festival and turntablist who uses record players, usually turntables, to manipulate sounds on phonograph records. Originally, the disc in disc jockey referred to gramophone records, but now DJ is used as an all-encompassing term to describe someone who mixes recorded music from any source, including cassettes, CDs or digital audio files on a CDJ or laptop. The title DJ is commonly used by DJs in front...

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Average Base Salary

Core compensation

 
 
 
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34451
30359

Average Total Cash Compensation

Includes base and annual incentives

 
 
 
31552
38318
33774
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Disc Jockey in United States. The base salary for Disc Jockey ranges from $28,363 to $34,451 with the average base salary of $30,359. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $31,552 to $38,318 with the average total cash compensation of $33,774.

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