How much does a commercial photographer cost in San Diego?

Last updated: 3rd Mar 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in San Diego, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $773. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $483 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,352. San Diego’s commercial photographer prices are 3% below the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: commercial.

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

Comparison of average San Diego 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 San Diego, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$483
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$773
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,063
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,352
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,642
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,932
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,512
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$3,091
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Diego-Carlsbad, CA (41740) 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 San Diego, CA

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

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Carlsbad

Booked 14 hours ago by Jeanette

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in San Diego

Booked 3 months ago by James

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

Booked 3 months ago by les

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Chula Vista

Booked 3 months ago by ALYA

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

Booked 9 months ago by Jaxsonsetton

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in San Diego

Booked a year ago by Michael

  • Duration: 6 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $649
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Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$1,156
San Francisco, CA
$1,037
San Jose, CA
$882
San Diego, CA
$773
Oxnard, CA
$773
Riverside, CA
$755
Sacramento, CA
$668
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in San Diego

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 San Diego. See how booking your commercial shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Diego

The Photographer Cost Calculator can also tell you average prices for other types of shoots in San Diego.