How much does a commercial photographer cost in Seattle?

Last updated: 21st Sep 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour commercial photoshoot in Seattle, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $986. On average a one-hour commercial shoot will cost $616 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,725. Seattle’s commercial photographer prices are 23% 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 Seattle commercial photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent commercial photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Seattle, WA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a commercial photographer to other cities in WA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Seattle
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

Comparison of average Seattle 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 Seattle, WA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$616
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$986
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,355
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,725
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,094
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$2,464
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$3,203
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$3,942
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA (42660) 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 Seattle, WA

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

Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Tukwila

Booked 8 days ago by Kyle

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

Booked a month ago by Diatry

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

Booked a month ago by Killian

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $499
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Woodinville

Booked 2 months ago by BRANDY

  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $849
Snappr motif Commercial shoot in Federal Way

Booked 3 months ago by Olena

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

Booked 3 months ago by Olena

  • 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 WA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Seattle, WA
$986
Perth, WA
$904
Spokane, WA
$646
State of WA
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Comparison of different options for finding a commercial photographer in Seattle

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Seattle

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