How much does a media photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 11th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour media photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $661. On average a one-hour media shoot will cost $413 and a four-hour shoot will cost $1,157. San Jose’s media photographer prices are 10% above 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 San Jose media photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent media photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Jose, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a media photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a media photographer in San Jose
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in San Jose

Comparison of average San Jose 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 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 media photographers.

Examples of Media Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Media shoot in Campbell

Booked 6 days ago by Dee

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Media shoot in Hollister

Booked a month ago by Carlos

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

Booked 4 months ago by Mackenzie

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

Booked 7 months ago by Dee

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Media shoot in San Jose

Booked 8 months ago by Jay

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

Booked a year ago by Md

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
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Compare the cost of hiring a media 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 media 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 media photographers in San Jose. See how booking your media 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.