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
New York $35,710
Hawaii $47,030
Massachusetts $36,710
Wisconsin $38,160
Washington $44,470
Ohio $32,690
California $29,860
North Dakota $31,380
Pennsylvania $29,710
West Virginia $27,460
Idaho $28,890
Florida $24,120
Minnesota $33,550
Arizona $26,330
North Carolina $24,230
Colorado $27,640
Oregon $23,620
Nevada $29,560
Georgia $28,900
South Carolina $28,850
Illinois $23,080
Nebraska $20,910
Louisiana $27,020
Maryland $22,990
South Dakota $25,550
Oklahoma $27,070
Tennessee $20,960

How do DJ salaries compare to similar careers?

DJs earn 8% more than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than life coaches but more than piano accompanists.

Career Median Salary
Life coach salary $47K
DJ salary $32K
Certified professional organizer salary $44K
Talent director salary $72K
Hazardous materials removal worker salary $42K
Piano accompanist salary $47K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)