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Business Continuity Manager in the United States

How much does a Business Continuity Manager earn in the United States? The average Business Continuity Manager salary in the United States is $112,026 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $97,435 and $126,841. 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

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Leads corporate wide contingency planning/business continuity efforts. Establishes a framework and methodology for completion of contingency plans by internal business units. Coordinates training, communication, and testing of plans. Drives and delivers Business Continuity commitment, support, ownership, accountability and results. Designs, builds, and implements standard Risk Assessment, Business Impact Analysis, and other Business Continuity tools and capabilities. Drives and delivers effective Business Continuity strategies to support and, in time of disaster, recover the company's critical business functions. Manages the regular validation and testing of documented Business Continuity plans. Frequently has a background in IT, audit or control and is working toward certification in business continuity planning. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to head of a unit/department. Typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments. Typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience.

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