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Disc Jockey Average Salary in Russia 2024

How much money does a person working as Disc Jockey make in Russia?

Average Monthly Salary
57,800 RUB
( 693,000 RUB yearly)

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

A person working as Disc Jockey in Russia typically earns around 57,800 RUB. Salaries range from 30,600 RUB (lowest) to 87,800 RUB (highest).

Salary Variance

This is the average salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Disc Jockey salaries in Russia vary drastically based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find a detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Disc Jockey Pay Scale and Salaries in Russia

Median and salary distribution Russia Disc Jockey monthly
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Salary Structure and Pay Scale Comparison

5% of people earn
51,900 RUB or more
10% of people earn
46,400 to 51,900 RUB
20% of people earn
34,100 RUB or less
65% of people earn
34,100 to 46,400 RUB
Minimum Salary
30,600 RUB
52,100 RUB
87,800 RUB

Median Salary, maximum and minimum salary, minimum wage, starting salary, and the salary range

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.
  • Salary Range, Minimum Wage, and Starting Salary

    Salaries for the position Disc Jockey in Russia range from 30,600 RUB (starting salary) to 87,800 RUB (maximum salary). It should be noted that the given figure is not the legally mandated minimum wage; rather, it represents the lowest figure reported in a salary survey that included thousands of participants and professionals from all regions of the country.

  • Median Salary

    With a median salary of 52,100 RUB, half of the professionals who work as Disc Jockey in Russia earn less than this amount, and the other half earn more. The median salary denotes the middle value of salaries. Ideally, you would want to belong to the group earning more than the median salary, located on the right side of the salary distribution graph.

  • Percentiles and Salary Scale

    The median is closely associated with two other values known as the 25th and 75th percentiles. By examining the salary distribution chart, it can be determined that 25% of professionals employed as Disc Jockey in Russia earn less than 43,400 RUB, while 75% earn more. Similarly, the chart shows that 75% earn less than 59,000 RUB while 25% earn more.

  • Pay Scale Structure

    To provide a better understanding of expected salaries, we categorized the frequently occurring salaries into different ranges. This approach provides a more precise representation of salary distribution for the job title Disc Jockey in Russia compared to simply calculating the average. The majority of reported salaries, approximately 65%, fall within the range of 34,100 RUB to 46,400 RUB. About 20% of salaries are below the 34,100 RUB mark, while 10% fall within the range of 46,400 RUB to 51,900 RUB. Only 5% of individuals have salaries exceeding 51,900 RUB.

Salary Comparison by Years of Experience / Disc Jockey / Russia

How do experience and age affect pay?

0 - 2 Years
35,200 RUB
2 - 5 Years+23%
43,200 RUB
5 - 10 Years+42%
61,200 RUB
10 - 15 Years+17%
71,500 RUB
15 - 20 Years+10%
78,700 RUB
20+ Years+6%
83,300 RUB
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by years of experience monthly Russia Disc Jockey
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The experience level is the most important factor in determining the salary. Naturally, the more years of experience the higher the wage. We broke down salaries by experience level for people working as Disc Jockey and this is what we found.

All salary figures displayed here are per month except when noted otherwise.

Employees with less than two years of experience earn approximately 35,200 RUB.

While someone with an experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 43,200 RUB, 23% more than someone with less than two year's experience.

Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 61,200 RUB, 42% more than someone with two to five years of experience.

Additionally, professionals whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 71,500 RUB, 17% more than someone with five to ten years of experience.

If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 78,700 RUB, 10% more than someone with ten to fifteen years of experience.

Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 83,300 RUB, 6% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.

On average, a person's salary doubles their starting salary by the time they cross the 10 years* experience mark.
* Based on the average change in salary over time. Salary variations differ from person to person.

Typical Salary Progress for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Experience Level
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Salary Comparison By Education / Disc Jockey / Russia

How do education levels affect salaries?

Displayed below is the average salary variance between different education levels of professionals working as Disc Jockey.

High School
43,200 RUB
Certificate or Diploma+40%
60,400 RUB
Bachelor's Degree+42%
85,500 RUB
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Salary comparison by education level monthly Russia Disc Jockey
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We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add to your income? We broke down salaries by education level for the position Disc Jockey in order to make a comparison.

Level 1: High School

Employees at this education level have an average salary of 43,200 RUB.

Level 2: Certificate or Diploma

At this level, the average salary becomes 60,400 RUB, 40% more than the previous level.

Level 3: Bachelor's Degree

At this level, the average salary becomes 85,500 RUB, 42% more than the previous level.

Typical Salary Difference by Education for Most Careers

Salary Comparison By Education Level
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Salary and Compensation Comparison By Gender / Disc Jockey / Russia

Salary comparison by gender Russia Disc Jockey monthly
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Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality, it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? For the people who work as Disc Jockey in Russia, the average difference between the salary of male and female employees is 8%.

59,600 RUB
55,200 RUB
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Comparison By Gender in Russia for all Careers

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Average Annual Salary Increment Percentage / Disc Jockey / Russia

How much are annual salary increments in Russia for individuals working as Disc Jockey? How often do employees get salary raises?

Individuals working as Disc Jockey in Russia are likely to observe a salary increase of approximately 11% every 16 months. The national average annual increment for all professions combined is 8% granted to employees every 17 months.

Annual Salary Increment Rate Russia Disc Jockey
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The figures provided here are averages of numbers. Those figures should be taken as general guidelines. Salary increments will vary from person to person and depend on many factors, but your performance and contribution to the success of the organization remain the most important factors in determining how much and how often you will be granted a raise.

Russia / All Professions

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The term Annual Salary Increase usually refers to the increase in 12 calendar month period, but because it is rare that people get their salaries reviewed exactly on the one-year mark, it is more meaningful to know the frequency and the rate at the time of the increase.

How to calculate the salary increment percentage?

The annual salary Increase in a calendar year (12 months) can be easily calculated as follows: Annual Salary Increase = Increase Rate x 12 / Increase Frequency

The average salary increase in one year (12 months) in Russia is 6%.

Worldwide Salary Raises: All Countries and All Jobs

World Average Annual Salary Increment
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Salary Packages and Schemes

Not all compensation increases are reflected directly in the salary. Some companies offer upgraded packages to their staff instead of cash money. The figures displayed here account only for direct increments to the base salary.

Bonus and Incentive Rates / Disc Jockey / Russia

How much and how often are bonuses being awarded?Annual Salary Bonus Rate Russia Disc Jockey
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74% of surveyed staff reported that they haven't received any bonuses or incentives in the previous year while 26% said that they received at least one form of monetary bonus.

Those who got bonuses reported rates ranging from 1% to 3% of their annual salary.

Received Bonus
No Bonus

Types of Bonuses Considered

Individual Performance-Based Bonuses

The most standard form of bonus, where the employee is awarded based on their exceptional performance.

Company Performance Bonuses

Occasionally, some companies like to celebrate excess earnings and profits with their staff collectively in the form of bonuses that are granted to everyone. The amount of the bonus will probably be different from person to person depending on their role within the organization.

Goal-Based Bonuses

Granted upon achieving an important goal or milestone.

Holiday / End of Year Bonuses

These types of bonuses are given without a reason and usually resemble an appreciation token.

Bonuses Are Not Commissions!

People tend to confuse bonuses with commissions. A commission is a prefixed rate at which someone gets paid for items sold or deals completed while a bonus is in most cases arbitrary and unplanned.

What makes a position worthy of good bonuses and a high salary?

The main two types of jobs

Revenue GeneratorsSupporting Cast

Employees that are directly involved in generating revenue or profit for the organization. Their field of expertise usually matches the type of business.

Employees that support and facilitate the work of revenue generators. Their expertise is usually different from that of the core business operations.

A graphics designer working for a graphics designing company.

A graphic designer in the marketing department of a hospital.

Revenue generators usually get more and higher bonuses, higher salaries, and more frequent salary increments. The reason is quite simple: it is easier to quantify your value to the company in monetary terms when you participate in revenue generation.

Try to work for companies where your skills can generate revenue. We can't all generate revenue and that's perfectly fine.

Bonus Comparison by Seniority Level

Top management personnel and senior employees naturally exhibit higher bonus rates and frequencies than juniors. This is very predictable due to the inherent responsibilities of being higher in the hierarchy. People in top positions can easily get double or triple bonus rates than employees down the pyramid.

Average Hourly Wage / Disc Jockey / Russia

330 RUB per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) for individuals working as Disc Jockey in Russia is 330 RUB.This is the rate they get paid for every worked hour.

Hourly Wage = Annual Salary / ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

About The Hourly Pay Rate

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one worked hour. Usually, jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fixed amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and the annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximations and are considered to be the standard. One major difference between salaried employees and hourly paid employees is overtime eligibility. Salaried employees are usually exempt from overtime as opposed to hourly paid staff.

What is the minimum hourly rate of pay?

The minimum pay rate per hour for people working as Disc Jockey in Russia is 180 RUB. This is the minimum as per the gathered data in the salary survey not the minimum hourly rate mandated by law.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

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3D Artist85,200 RUB+47%
3D Designer88,200 RUB+53%
3D Generalist72,900 RUB+26%
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Actor126,000 RUB+120%
Art Administrator99,600 RUB+72%
Art Director122,000 RUB+110%
Art Lead119,000 RUB+110%
Artificial Intelligence Generated Art Creator88,800 RUB+54%
Associate Media Director101,000 RUB+75%
Associate Producer126,000 RUB+120%
Broadcast and Sound Engineer81,200 RUB+41%
Broadcast Associate66,000 RUB+14%
Broadcast News Analyst91,000 RUB+57%
Broadcast Technician55,800 RUB-3%
Broadcasting Journalist111,000 RUB+92%
Broadcasting Presenter118,000 RUB+100%
Camera Equipment Repairer60,600 RUB+5%
Camera Operator56,300 RUB-3%
Cartoonist / Animator84,900 RUB+47%
CAS Engineer101,000 RUB+75%
Censorship Executive110,000 RUB+90%
Chief Social Media Officer154,000 RUB+170%
Choreographer77,900 RUB+35%
Colorist47,000 RUB-19%
Communications Manager138,000 RUB+140%
Content Moderator74,700 RUB+29%
Correspondent105,000 RUB+82%
Dance Director89,800 RUB+55%
Dancer78,000 RUB+35%
Digital Content Manager132,000 RUB+130%
Digital Music Promoter117,000 RUB+100%
Director of Photography99,000 RUB+71%
Disc Jockey57,800 RUB+0%
Drone Cinematographer90,500 RUB+57%
Editorial Assistant51,400 RUB-11%
Events Manager96,400 RUB+67%
Graphic Designer62,400 RUB+8%
Illustrator72,100 RUB+25%
Industrial Designer56,800 RUB-2%
Influencer Marketing Manager121,000 RUB+110%
Influencer Outreach Specialist92,500 RUB+60%
Instructional Designer61,100 RUB+6%
Internet Community Manager87,300 RUB+51%
Internet Radio Producer142,000 RUB+150%
Journalist109,000 RUB+89%
Live Streaming Moderator74,300 RUB+29%
Live Streaming Producer121,000 RUB+110%
Live Streaming Specialist90,900 RUB+57%
Makeup Artist59,200 RUB+2%
Media Design Manager164,000 RUB+180%
Media Equipment Operator52,500 RUB-9%
Media Operations Manager122,000 RUB+110%
Media Planner81,900 RUB+42%
Media Producer121,000 RUB+110%
Media Product Development Manager160,000 RUB+180%
Media Production Manager153,000 RUB+160%
Media Program Director168,000 RUB+190%
Media Relation Executive168,000 RUB+190%
Media Relations Manager155,000 RUB+170%
Media Sales Manager185,000 RUB+220%
Movement and Dance Coordinator94,100 RUB+63%
Multimedia Coordinator65,000 RUB+12%
Multimedia Designer63,700 RUB+10%
Music Consultant84,000 RUB+45%
Music Producer132,000 RUB+130%
Musician71,800 RUB+24%
News Associate81,300 RUB+41%
News Reporter116,000 RUB+100%
Online Community Moderator79,700 RUB+38%
Podcast Advertising Specialist84,300 RUB+46%
Podcast Producer96,100 RUB+66%
Post Production Assistant57,200 RUB-1%
Producer147,000 RUB+150%
Product Designer63,800 RUB+10%
Product Planner82,400 RUB+43%
Production Artist83,900 RUB+45%
Production Assistant56,400 RUB-2%
Production Director127,000 RUB+120%
Production Technician56,600 RUB-2%
Program Researcher97,600 RUB+69%
Promotion Coordinator78,600 RUB+36%
Social Media Compliance Manager105,000 RUB+82%
Social Media Compliance Officer88,200 RUB+53%
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Sound Engineering Technician47,800 RUB-17%
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Transmission Engineer86,400 RUB+50%
Video Editor68,500 RUB+19%
Video Producer85,700 RUB+48%
Videographer83,000 RUB+44%
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Virtual Staging Specialist97,700 RUB+69%
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Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Moscow73,100 RUB
Saint Petersburg68,200 RUB

Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Where can you get paid more, working in a private company or the government? The difference between the public or government sector salaries and the private sector salaries in Russia is 6% on average across all career fields.

Private Sector
101,000 RUB
Public Sector+6%
108,000 RUB
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Salary Statistics and Calculation Guide

What is considered to be a good and competitive salary for the job title Disc Jockey in Russia?

A good and competitive compensation would range anywhere between 52,100 RUB and 59,000 RUB. This is a very rough estimate. Experience and education play a very huge part in the final earnings.

Gross Salary (before tax) and Net Salary (after tax)

All salary and compensation figures displayed here are gross salary figures, that is the salary before tax deductions. Because taxes may differ across sectors and locations, it is difficult to accurately calculate the net salary after tax for every career.

Base / Basic Salary

The base salary for a careers like Disc Jockey in Russia ranges from 30,600 RUB to 43,400 RUB. The base salary depends on many factors including experience and education. It is not easy to provide a figure with very little information, so take this range with a grain of salt.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people earn more than you and there is plenty of room for improvement. If your wage is between the average and the median, then things can be a bit complicated. We wrote a guide to explain all about the different scenarios. How to compare your salary

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