CAREER

Disc Jockeys, Except Radio

Overview

Hourly Median (2020)

$16

Projected Job Growth (2019-2029)

+4.2% (slower than the average)

Career

What Disc Jockeys, Except Radio Do

Play prerecorded music for live audiences at venues or events such as clubs, parties, or wedding receptions. May use techniques such as mixing, cutting, or sampling to manipulate recordings. May also perform as emcee (master of ceremonies).

Tasks & Responsibilities May Include

  • Accept music requests from event guests.
  • Adhere to schedules to keep events running on time.
  • Advertise services using media such as internet advertising and brochures.
  • Assemble audio and video equipment.
  • Collect payments from customers.

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