DJ earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

DJ salary by state

State Name Average Salary
New Jersey $51,330
Hawaii $47,030
Washington $44,470
Pennsylvania $41,485
Wisconsin $38,160
Missouri $37,560
Arizona $37,275
Massachusetts $36,710
Idaho $36,387
New York $35,710
Minnesota $33,550
Ohio $32,690
Nevada $31,560
North Dakota $31,380
California $29,860
Illinois $29,474
Georgia $28,900
South Carolina $28,850
Colorado $27,640
West Virginia $27,460
Oklahoma $27,070
Louisiana $27,020
Iowa $26,630
South Dakota $25,550
Texas $24,650
Michigan $24,450
North Carolina $24,230
Florida $24,120
Oregon $23,620
Maryland $22,990
Tennessee $20,960
Nebraska $20,910
Indiana $20,540

How do DJ salaries compare to similar careers?

DJs earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than painting, coating & decorating workers but more than security guards.

Career Median Salary
Painting, coating & decorating worker salary $29K
Shoemaker salary $29K
Teller salary $29K
Sewer salary $29K
Concierge salary $28K
DJ salary $27K
Customer service representative salary $27K
Recreation worker salary $25K
Florist salary $27K
Security guard salary $27K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)