How much does a Disc Jockey make in the United States? The average Disc Jockey salary in the United States is $30,947 as of May 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $28,915 and $35,112. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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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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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Disc Jockey in the United States. The base salary for Disc Jockey ranges from $28,915 to $35,112 with the average base salary of $30,947. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $32,165 to $39,063 with the average total cash compensation of $34,434.

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