Match
$26k $26k
Avg US Salary
10k 10k
Employment
2.9% 2.9%
Growth
4.3/5 4.3/5
Rating
Cert. Associates
Education

How much does a DJ make in Illinois?

Average DJ Hourly Wage in Illinois

DJ's earn a median hourly wage of $18.80. Hourly wages typically start from $8.91 and go up to $31.00.

Average DJ Yearly Salary in Illinois

DJ's earn a median salary of $39,100 per year. Salaries typically start from $18,540 and go up to $64,490.

Learn more about the DJ job market for salaries of real jobs in your area. Alternatively, see what DJ's earn in other states.

How to Become a DJ

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  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
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DJ Earnings by Seniority

Top End DJ Earnings

The highest earning DJ's in Illinois earn:

$31.00
an hour
$64,490
per year
Senior DJ Earnings

Senior DJ's in Illinois earn:

$28.47
an hour
$59,210
per year
Experienced DJ Earnings

Experienced DJ's in Illinois earn:

$18.80
an hour
$39,100
per year
Junior DJ Earnings

Junior DJ's in Illinois earn:

$10.03
an hour
$20,860
per year
Starting DJ Earnings

Starting DJ's in Illinois earn:

$8.91
an hour
$18,540
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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DJ salary comparison

DJ's earn more than 63% percent of Arts careers in Illinois. DJ salaries are in the bottom 88% of all careers in Illinois.

Architect Salary in Illinois $74k
Multimedia Animator Salary in Illinois $64k
Illustrator Salary in Illinois $52k
DJ Salary $50k
Graphic Designer Salary in Illinois $47k
Model Salary in Illinois $42k
Luthier Salary in Illinois $37k
Announcer Salary in Illinois $32k
Florist Salary in Illinois $26k
Motion Picture Projectionist Salary in Illinois $20k

Historical salary for DJ's in Illinois

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics

How to Become a DJ

Interested in becoming a DJ? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good dj? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • Goldey-Beacom College | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates, Bachelors
  3. Get Hired

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