How much does a family photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 30th Nov 2023

In 2020, for a two-hour family photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $661. On average a one-hour family shoot will cost $413 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,157. San Jose’s family photographer prices are 10% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: family, children, kids.

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

Comparison of average San Jose family photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in San Jose, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$413
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$661
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$909
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,157
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,405
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,653
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$2,149
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,645
$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 family photographers.

Examples of Family Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Family shoot in San Jose

Booked 2 hours ago by Joann

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $169
Snappr motif Family shoot in Los Gatos

Booked 13 hours ago by k

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $169
Snappr motif Family shoot in San Martin

Booked 14 hours ago by Yvonne

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Family shoot in San Jose

Booked a day ago by Angelica

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Family shoot in Palo Alto

Booked 2 days ago by Charles

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Family shoot in San Jose

Booked 2 days ago by Christine

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $389
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Compare the cost of hiring a family photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$867
San Francisco, CA
$778
San Jose, CA
$661
San Diego, CA
$580
Oxnard, CA
$580
Riverside, CA
$566
Sacramento, CA
$501
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a family 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 family photographers in San Jose. See how booking your family 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.