How much does a graduation photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 7th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour graduation photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $441. On average a one-hour graduation shoot will cost $276 and a four-hour shoot will cost $771. San Jose’s graduation photographer prices are 10% 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 San Jose graduation photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent graduation photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Jose, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a graduation photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a graduation photographer in San Jose
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

Comparison of average San Jose 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 San Jose, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$276
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$441
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$606
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$771
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$937
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,102
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,433
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,763
$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 graduation photographers.

Examples of Graduation Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Graduation shoot in San Jose

Booked 2 days ago by Judy

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

Booked 4 days ago by jennifer

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

Booked 4 days ago by Jocelyn

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

Booked 5 days ago by Elenoa

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

Booked 5 days ago by Sanna

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: 18 digital downloads
  • Price: $209
Snappr motif Graduation shoot in Saratoga

Booked 7 days ago by Krishna

  • 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 CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$578
San Francisco, CA
$518
San Jose, CA
$441
San Diego, CA
$386
Oxnard, CA
$386
Riverside, CA
$378
Sacramento, CA
$334
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a graduation 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 graduation photographers in San Jose. See how booking your graduation 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.