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Disaster Recovery Director in the United States

How much does a Disaster Recovery Director earn in the United States? The average Disaster Recovery Director salary in the United States is $146,086 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $133,773 and $168,281. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Directs and oversees all organization-wide risk management, business continuance, and disaster recovery plans, processes, and teams that ensure the security and integrity of company data, databases, information systems, and technology. Develops disaster recovery and resumption plans for the critical processes and systems that are core to the organization's continued business operations in the event of a disruption. Ensures all business continuance procedures and plans are tested, documented and monitored and provide rapid response and recovery to system events. Establishes service level recovery standards and agreements internally and with vendors. Has extensive experience and knowledge of disaster recovery and business resumption processes. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a 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.

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