How much does a commercial photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 24th Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,016. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $635 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,778. New York City’s commercial photographer prices are 27% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: commercial.

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Contents
  1. Comparison of average New York City commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in NY
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in New York City
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

Comparison of average New York City commercial photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the commercial shoot.

Shoot duration Typical market cost in New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$635
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,016
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,397
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,778
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,159
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,540
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$3,302
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$4,064
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of commercial photographers.

Examples of Commercial Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY

A snapshot of real-world commercial jobs that have been requested recently by folks in New York City and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in

Booked 5 days ago by rashia

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in

Booked 21 days ago by David

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in New York

Booked a month ago by Dan

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in

Booked 2 months ago by Mustafa

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: 18 digital downloads
  • Price: $209
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in

Booked 2 months ago by S

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in New York

Booked 4 months ago by Juan

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
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Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in NY

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$1,020
New York City, NY
$1,016
Buffalo, NY
$862
Albany, NY
$846
Binghamton, NY
$730
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in New York City

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand commercial photographers in New York City. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

The Photographer Cost Calculator can also tell you average prices for other types of shoots in New York City.