How much does a wedding photographer cost in San Jose?

Last updated: 18th Oct 2021

In 2020, for a two-hour wedding photoshoot in San Jose, the average price you can expect to pay the photographer is approximately $1,322. On average a one-hour wedding shoot will cost $827 and a four-hour shoot will cost $2,314. San Jose’s wedding photographer prices are 10% above the US national average. Similar average pricing applies to shoots in the following categories: wedding, bridal.

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

Comparison of average San Jose wedding photographer costs by shoot duration

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

Shoot duration Typical market cost in San Jose, CA Snappr cost - value package Snappr cost - premium package
1 hour photoshoot
$827
$89
$149
2 hour photoshoot
$1,322
$149
$249
3 hour photoshoot
$1,818
$209
$349
4 hour photoshoot
$2,314
$269
$449
5 hour photoshoot
$2,810
$329
$549
6 hour photoshoot
$3,306
$389
$649
8 hour photoshoot
$4,298
$509
$849
10 hour photoshoot
$5,290
$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 wedding photographers.

Examples of Wedding Photos from Snappr Photographers

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

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

Snappr motif Wedding shoot in San Jose

Booked 5 hours ago by nel

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Sunnyvale

Booked 8 hours ago by Priyanka

  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $449
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Sunnyvale

Booked 2 days ago by Smriiti

  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $349
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Morgan Hill

Booked 4 days ago by Raj

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

Booked 5 days ago by Norma

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
Snappr motif Wedding shoot in Gilroy

Booked 5 days ago by Maria

  • Duration: 7 hours
  • Inclusions: all digital downloads
  • Price: $749
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Compare the cost of hiring a wedding photographer to other cities in CA

From most expensive to least expensive.

City Cost of 2 hour photoshoot
Los Angeles, CA
$1,734
San Francisco, CA
$1,555
San Jose, CA
$1,322
San Diego, CA
$1,159
Oxnard, CA
$1,159
Riverside, CA
$1,133
Sacramento, CA
$1,002
State of CA
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Comparison of different options for finding a wedding 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 wedding photographers in San Jose. See how booking your wedding 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.