How much does a portrait photographer cost in Austin?

Last updated: 4th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Austin, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $348. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $217 and a four-hour shoot will cost $608. Austin’s portrait photographer prices are 13% below the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: portrait, headshot, linkedin, profile, executive.

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

Comparison of average Austin portrait photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in Austin, TX Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$217
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$348
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$478
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$608
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$739
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$869
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,130
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,390
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Austin-Round Rock, TX (12420) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of portrait photographers.

Examples of Portrait Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Austin, TX

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Manor

Booked 2 days ago by Finot

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

Booked 3 days ago by Jeana

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

Booked 4 days ago by Christina

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
Snappr motif Portrait shoot in San Marcos

Booked 5 days ago by Michelle

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

Booked 6 days ago by Charlotte

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

Booked 6 days ago by Catherine

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

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Dallas, TX
$364
Austin, TX
$348
State of TX
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Austin

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in Austin

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