How much does a commercial photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 16th Sep 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $882. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $551 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,543. San Jose’s commercial photographer prices are 10% 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 San Jose commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Jose, 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 Jose
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

Comparison of average San Jose 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 Jose, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$551
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$882
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,212
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,543
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,873
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,204
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,865
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$3,526
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA (41940) 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 Jose, CA

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

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in San Jose

Booked a month ago by Sherry

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

Booked 2 months ago by Briana

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

Booked 2 months ago by Lindsey

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

Booked 5 months ago by Sylvia

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

Booked 5 months ago by Chris

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

Booked 5 months ago by kent

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
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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 Jose

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

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