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 New York?

Average DJ Hourly Wage in New York

DJ's earn a median hourly wage of $15.37. Hourly wages typically start from $10.33 and go up to $42.04.

Average DJ Yearly Salary in New York

DJ's earn a median salary of $31,970 per year. Salaries typically start from $21,490 and go up to $87,430.

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

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!

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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 New York earn:

$42.04
an hour
$87,430
per year
Senior DJ Earnings

Senior DJ's in New York earn:

$26.37
an hour
$54,840
per year
Experienced DJ Earnings

Experienced DJ's in New York earn:

$15.37
an hour
$31,970
per year
Junior DJ Earnings

Junior DJ's in New York earn:

$12.72
an hour
$26,450
per year
Starting DJ Earnings

Starting DJ's in New York earn:

$10.33
an hour
$21,490
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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DJ salary comparison

DJ's earn less than 76% percent of Arts careers in New York. DJ salaries are in the bottom 88% of all careers in New York.

Naval Architect Salary in New York $94k
Talent Agent Salary in New York $76k
Industrial Designer Salary in New York $69k
Calligrapher Salary in New York $59k
Announcer Salary in New York $49k
Piano Tuner Salary in New York $35k
DJ Salary $34k
Decorating Worker Salary in New York $30k
Nail Technician Salary in New York $19k

Historical salary for DJ's in New York

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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