How much does a media photographer cost in Philadelphia?

Last updated: 25th Jun 2022

In 2020, for a two-hour media photoshoot in Philadelphia, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $580. On average a one-hour media shoot will cost $363 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,015. Philadelphia’s media photographer prices are 3% below the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: media, news, pr, press.

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

Comparison of average Philadelphia media photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Philadelphia, PA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$363
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$580
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$798
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$1,015
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,233
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,451
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,886
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,321
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (37980) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of media photographers.

Examples of Media Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent media photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Philadelphia, PA

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

Snappr motif Media shoot in East Lyme

Booked a day ago by Ellie

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

Booked 9 days ago by angie

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

Booked a month ago by Dagmar

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Media shoot in Philadelphia

Booked 5 months ago by Jesse

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

Booked 5 months ago by Victoria

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

Booked 6 months ago by LA

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $249
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Compare the cost of hiring a media photographer to other cities in PA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Philadelphia, PA
$580
Pittsburgh, PA
$434
Allentown, PA
$390
State of PA
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Comparison of different options for finding a media photographer in Philadelphia

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Philadelphia

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