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Highest Paid DJs

Highest Paid DJs

The Highest Paid DJs have in the last year significantly increased their incomes in Vegas. As the popularity of electronic dance music has grown so has the salaries of the top tier DJ/producers. Only a couple of years ago the only place that you could see this many world famous DJ/producers was Ibiza.

Fast forward to now, and Las Vegas has almost replaced Ibiza as the EDM capital of the world. While there are a bunch of different ways to look at this, we are trying to compare each DJs per show earnings. These are the best guesses for what each DJ is currently making per show.

Some of the Highest Paid DJs

Deadmau5 – is currently the highest paid with an estimated $425,000 per performance.

Tiesto – is the second on the list playing at Wet Republic and reportedly making right around $250,000 per performance.

Skrillex – will be playing at Daylight Beach Club and Light Vegas two brand new venues that opened at Mandalay Bay. He is making right around 225k to 250k per performance.

Steve Angello – one of the members of Swedish House Mafia, can be seen playing at XS Las Vegas and Encore Beach Club regularly.

David Guetta – reportedly made $13 million in 2012. You can find David Guetta at Encore Beach Club and XS Las Vegas regularly in 2013.

Steve Aoki – who in 2012 made approximately $12 million while playing at the Wynn Encore has moved over to play at Wet Republic.

Kaskade – had a residency at Encore Beach for a summer a couple of years ago and then was a resident at Marquee Dayclub & Nightclub. He is now a resident at XS nightclub where he played Columbus Day, Halloween. The next time you can see Kaskade is at XS Nightclub on New Year’s Eve 2014.

** This is a Vegas Pool Season estimate based on some factors but NO comment from the venues has been released with exact numbers.

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Written by Jessie Gibson

Has been in Las Vegas for the past 11 years working in Nightlife both in night clubs and pool parties for the past 8-9 years. I have been working on marketing, promotions and social media marketing & consulting for hospitality industry. I also worked a number of years as a financial analyst for the Hard Rock Hotel and American Casino Entertainment Properties, LLC.

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