Very true facts about why DJ fees are high for performances

 

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There may be a false prejudgment about why DJs charge a lot to perform at a club or any private event for the time being spent for the job.

Let’s make this clear.. Yes, DJs charge a lot for their performances. Compared to other professions, our per hour earnings seem to be unreal.

I hear you saying ” Easy money.. Go there, push the play button, pretend to work, drink, have fun and CHARGE AN ARM AND A LEG for it”.

No, my dear visitors… There is a flip side to that coin when you put yourself in our shoes.

What does the flip side say ?

Believe or not, being a DJ is much more about passion and love of music and self dedication to entertain, bring happiness to others than making big bucks, getting rich.

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Of course all these are not enough to pay the bills, so there needs to be reasonable compensation for services given.

Let’s take a look at all the reasons causing high DJ fees.

DJs ;

  • Unfortunately do not get paid vacations
  • Do not get sick days
  • Get no bonuses for extraordinary performances
  • Have no insurance coverage paid by the employer
  • Are not eligible for unemployment benefits
  • Give up on their families and loved ones on special days just to make others happy
  • Don’t have the luxury of being sick not to show up for performance or any other personal issues. Job has to be done.
  • Work for people’s most important moments in their lives (ie weddings) and everything has to be perfect.

So, if you come up with the same thoughts again, reconsider why being a DJ is not a an easy job and they charge high fees to perform.

 

 

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