How much does a Trade Show Director make? The median annual Trade Show Director salary is $172,657, as of February 22, 2017, with a range usually between $153,519-$202,030, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Trade Show Director in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Trade Show Director in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Trade Show Director in the United States is $172,657, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Trade Show Director in the United States are expected to make less than $172,657.
Source: HR Reported data as of February 22, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Trade Show Director that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Trade Show Director are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 2017
Responsible for the overall production of expositions. Manages trade shows, public exhibitions, or exhibitions sponsored by associations or professional societies. Leads a team to negotiate contracts with the city, the facility management, labor unions, and companies that will provide the services required by the exhibitors. Analyzes existing goals and programs and recommends improvements. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 8-10 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to top management. View full job description