In 2019, the average cost of a wedding officiant is between $218 – $258.
- Officiant fees vary depending on the size of the wedding, location, formality, and degree of personalization.
- Some officiants may require pre-marital or religious class requirements. Ask ahead of time.
- 14% of couples are married by a friend or family member ordained for the occasion.
- The term “Officiant” also includes Justices of the Peace, celebrants, notaries, and other people empowered by law to perform legally-binding private ceremonies.