How much does a graduation photographer cost in New York City?

Last updated: 16th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour graduation photoshoot in New York City, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $508. On average a one-hour graduation shoot will cost $318 and a four-hour shoot will cost $889. New York City’s graduation photographer prices are 27% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: graduation, grad.

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

Comparison of average New York City graduation photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in New York City, NY Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$318
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$508
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$699
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$889
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,080
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,270
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,651
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,032
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA (35620) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of graduation photographers.

Examples of Graduation Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent graduation photoshoot jobs on Snappr in New York City, NY

A snapshot of real-world graduation jobs that have been requested recently by folks in New York City and surrounding areas.

Snappr motif Graduation shoot in New York

Booked 11 hours ago by Vani

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
Snappr motif Graduation shoot in New York

Booked 11 hours ago by Renee

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Graduation shoot in New York

Booked 11 hours ago by Vani

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Graduation shoot in

Booked 12 hours ago by Dallara

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

Booked 14 hours ago by Daniel

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

Booked 19 hours ago by Jennifer

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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Compare the cost of hiring a graduation photographer to other cities in NY

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Syracuse, NY
$510
New York City, NY
$508
Buffalo, NY
$431
Albany, NY
$423
Binghamton, NY
$365
State of NY
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Comparison of different options for finding a graduation photographer in New York City

The Photographer Cost Calculator is built by Snappr, the largest on-demand marketplace for photographers, including the largest network of on-demand graduation photographers in New York City. See how booking your graduation shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in New York City

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