How much does an engagement photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 6th Jul 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour engagement photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $882. On average a one-hour engagement shoot will cost $551 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,543. San Jose’s engagement photographer prices are 10% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: engagement, pre-wedding, couple.

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

Comparison of average San Jose engagement photographer costs by shoot duration

Compare average market rates to Snappr rates based on the length of the engagement 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 engagement photographers.

Examples of Engagement Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent engagement photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Jose, CA

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

Snappr motif Engagement shoot in San Jose

Booked a day ago by George

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

Booked 7 days ago by Desi

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

Booked 7 days ago by Desi

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

Booked 16 days ago by Tahsin

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $199
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Santa Clara

Booked 18 days ago by Lusine

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Engagement shoot in Santa Clara

Booked 21 days ago by Jussely

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
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Compare the cost of hiring a engagement 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 an engagement 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 engagement photographers in San Jose. See how booking your engagement 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.