How much does a portrait photographer cost in Sacramento?

Last updated: 6th May 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour portrait photoshoot in Sacramento, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $334. On average a one-hour portrait shoot will cost $209 and a four-hour shoot will cost $585. Sacramento’s portrait photographer prices are 17% 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 Sacramento portrait photographer costs by shoot duration
  2. Examples of recent portrait photoshoot jobs on Snappr in Sacramento, CA
  3. Compare the cost of hiring a portrait photographer to other cities in CA
  4. Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Sacramento
  5. Prices for other types of photographers in Sacramento

Comparison of average Sacramento 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 Sacramento, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$209
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$334
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$459
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$585
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$710
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$835
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,086
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$1,336
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of Sacramento--Roseville--Arden-Arcade, CA (40900) 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 Sacramento, CA

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

Snappr motif Portrait shoot in El Dorado Hills

Booked 3 days ago by Tom

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

Booked 9 days ago by Heather

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

Booked 12 days ago by Brook

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

Booked 16 days ago by Krista

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

Booked 19 days ago by Karlie

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

Booked 21 days ago by Dontay

  • 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 CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$578
San Francisco, CA
$518
San Jose, CA
$441
San Diego, CA
$386
Oxnard, CA
$386
Riverside, CA
$378
Sacramento, CA
$334
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a portrait photographer in Sacramento

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 Sacramento. See how booking your portrait shoot with Snappr compares to common alternatives.

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Prices for other types of photographers in Sacramento

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