How much does a media photographer cost in Pittsburgh?

Last updated: 4th May 2024

In 2020, for a two-hour media photoshoot in Pittsburgh, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $434. On average a one-hour media shoot will cost $271 and a four-hour shoot will cost $759. Pittsburgh’s media photographer prices are 28% 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 Pittsburgh media photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent media photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Pittsburgh

Comparison of average Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, PA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$271
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$434
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$596
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$759
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$922
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,085
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,410
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,735
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Pittsburgh, PA (38300) 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 Pittsburgh, PA

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

Snappr motif Media shoot in Pittsburgh

Booked 20 days ago by Alex

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $389
Snappr motif Media shoot in Greensburg

Booked a month ago by Kelly

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
Snappr motif Media shoot in Pittsburgh

Booked 3 months ago by Richard

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: 6 digital downloads
  • Price: $89
Snappr motif Media shoot in Pittsburgh

Booked 3 months ago by Keila

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: 12 digital downloads
  • Price: $169
Snappr motif Media shoot in Evans City

Booked 4 months ago by Earla

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

Booked a year ago by Jordan

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $279
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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 Pittsburgh

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 Pittsburgh. See how booking your media shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Pittsburgh

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