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What is the average salary for DJ's in the United States?

DJ's earn an average hourly wage of $18.20. Hourly wages typically start from $8.26 and go up to $30.68. DJ's earn an average salary of $37,850 per year. Salaries typically start from $17,180 and go up to $63,820.

These numbers may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location.

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Highest

The top 10% of DJ's in the United States earn:

$30.68 an hour $63,820 per year
Senior

The top 25% of DJ's in the United States earn:

$22.27 an hour $46,320 per year
Experienced

The top 50% of DJ's in the United States earn:

$12.37 an hour $25,730 per year
Junior

The bottom 25% of DJ's in the United States earn:

$9.09 an hour $18,910 per year
Starting

The bottom 10% of DJ's in the United States earn:

$8.26 an hour $17,180 per year

Historical salary for DJ's in the United States

DJ salary by state

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State Hourly Wage Annual Salary Rank
DJ Salary in Massachusetts $26.28 $54,650 # 1
DJ Salary in Pennsylvania $25.36 $52,740 # 2
DJ Salary in Illinois $24.61 $51,190 # 3
DJ Salary in New Jersey $23.53 $48,950 # 4
DJ Salary in North Carolina $21.92 $45,590 # 5
DJ Salary in Ohio $20.00 $41,610 # 6
DJ Salary in Wisconsin $19.74 $41,060 # 7
DJ Salary in Alabama $19.49 $40,550 # 8
DJ Salary in New York $18.83 $39,160 # 9
DJ Salary in Maryland $18.60 $38,680 # 10
DJ Salary in Utah $18.36 $38,190 # 11
DJ Salary in Texas $18.10 $37,640 # 12
DJ Salary in South Carolina $17.90 $37,220 # 13
DJ Salary in California $17.65 $36,710 # 14
DJ Salary in Florida $17.21 $35,800 # 15
DJ Salary in Alaska $16.45 $34,210 # 16
DJ Salary in Missouri $16.19 $33,660 # 17
DJ Salary in Minnesota $16.04 $33,360 # 18
DJ Salary in Iowa $14.76 $30,700 # 19
DJ Salary in Indiana $14.76 $30,690 # 20
DJ Salary in Louisiana $14.46 $30,070 # 21
DJ Salary in Arizona $14.17 $29,470 # 22
DJ Salary in Michigan $13.53 $28,140 # 23
DJ Salary in Washington $13.35 $27,760 # 24
DJ Salary in Kentucky $13.22 $27,500 # 25
DJ Salary in Nevada $12.28 $25,540 # 26
DJ Salary in Montana $12.16 $25,280 # 27
DJ Salary in South Dakota $11.42 $23,760 # 28
DJ Salary in Oklahoma $10.79 $22,430 # 29
DJ Salary in New Mexico $10.64 $22,130 # 30
DJ Salary in Tennessee $9.37 $19,490 # 31
Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics