Here’s a breakdown of what goes into my base DJ fee for a typical wedding reception of about 100 guests, including things like equipment, labor, insurance.

EquipmentPriceRental Cost
Speakers + Tripods & Backups $   3,000.00 $     300.00
Laptop & Backup Laptop $   2,500.00 $     250.00
Digital Turntables & Backups $   1,500.00 $      150.00
Professional Wireless Mics & Backups $      900.00 $       90.00
Curated Music Library $      500.00 $       50.00
Audio Mixer & Backup $      500.00 $       50.00
Cables, Power Cords & Adapters $      350.00 $       35.00
Gear Bags & Cases $      350.00 $       35.00
LaborHourly Rate
Professional DJ & MC $ 100 x 5 hrs $     500.00
Event Assistant $ 20 x 6 hrs $     120.00
Setup/Delivery/Breakdown $ 20 x 4 hrs $       80.00
Gas, Tolls $       50.00
Event Insurance $       30.00
 Total $  1,740.00
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Where Is My Wedding DJ Fee Going Anyway?
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Where Is My Wedding DJ Fee Going Anyway?
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Here's a breakdown of what goes into my base fee for a typical wedding reception of about 100 guests.
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