How much does a sport photographer cost in San Francisco?

Last updated: 21st Feb 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour sport photoshoot in San Francisco, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $518. On average a one-hour sport shoot will cost $324 and a four-hour shoot will cost $907. San Francisco’s sport photographer prices are 30% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: sport, action.

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

Comparison of average San Francisco sport photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in San Francisco, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$324
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$518
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$713
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$907
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$1,102
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$1,296
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$1,685
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$2,074
$629
$1,049

Source: Proprietary algorithm that combines earnings data from government data for the area of San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA (41860) with a sample of price quotes on the websites of sport photographers.

Examples of Sport Photos from Snappr Photographers

Examples of recent sport photoshoot jobs on Snappr in San Francisco, CA

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

Snappr motif Sport shoot in San Ramon

Booked 7 days ago by Gary

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

Booked a month ago by David

  • Duration: 2 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $299
Snappr motif Sport shoot in Daly City

Booked 2 months ago by Sheila

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
Snappr motif Sport shoot in La Honda

Booked 3 months ago by V

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

Booked 3 months ago by Paige

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

Booked 3 months ago by Raj

  • Duration: 1 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $149
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Compare the cost of hiring a sport 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 sport photographer in San Francisco

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

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Prices for other types of photographers in San Francisco

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