How much does a portrait photographer cost in Pittsburgh?

Last updated: 18th Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Pittsburgh, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $289. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $181 and a four-hour shoot will cost $506. Pittsburgh’s portrait photographer prices are 28% 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 Pittsburgh portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Pittsburgh, PA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in PA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Pittsburgh
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Pittsburgh

Comparison of average Pittsburgh 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 Pittsburgh, PA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$181
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$289
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$398
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$506
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$615
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$723
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$940
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,157
$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 portrait photographers.

Examples of Portrait Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Pittsburgh, PA

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in Pittsburgh

Booked 7 days ago by Rebekah

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

Booked 9 days ago by Sydney

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

Booked 9 days ago by Kathryn

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

Booked 9 days ago by Jei-laya

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

Booked 14 days ago by Peihao

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

Booked 15 days ago by Madhu

  • Duration: 0.5 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $99
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Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in PA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Philadelphia, PA
$387
Pittsburgh, PA
$289
Allentown, PA
$260
State of PA
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait 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 portrait photographers in Pittsburgh. See how booking your portrait 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.