How much does a Trade Show Director make? The median annual Trade Show Director salary is $174,447, as of June 28, 2017, with a range usually between $155,128-$204,107, 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 $174,447, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Trade Show Director in the United States are expected to make less than $174,447.
Source: HR Reported data as of June 28, 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 July 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. Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. Typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. View full job description