Salary for Business Continuity Planners

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When disasters and unexpected disruptions occur, the work of a business continuity planner becomes apparent. These professionals mitigate significant losses to businesses by creating plans for disaster recovery and emergency management. They may make crucial planning decisions regarding the priority given to different functions and departments within a business, and determining the allocation of resources in disaster scenarios. Additionally, they must stay abreast of current government regulations and codes to ensure compliance. Among other duties, they frequently test disaster recovery, crisis management, and business continuity plans to evaluate their effectiveness, and test relevant equipment. They may also be involved in determining the importance of off-site data storage for a particular business. The majority of individuals in this profession have Bachelor's degrees, and some have their Master's, although these are not requirements for the position.

A Business Continuity Planner will normally get a pay level of $42,180 and $135,220 depending on tenure and industry expertise. get an average salary of eigthy-four thousand two hundred and ninety dollars annually.

can expect the most salary in District of Columbia, where they can get average job salaries of near $105,730. People with this job title can make the highest salaries in Information, where they can receive wages of $96,440.

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INDUSTRIES

Business Continuity Planners tend to make the most in the following industries:

Information
$96,440
Utilities
$96,230
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
$95,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$93,850
Manufacturing
$92,380
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$88,130

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Accommodation and Food Services
$59,940
Retail Trade
$64,240
Health Care and Social Assistance
$67,900
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting
$69,150
Educational Services
$69,280
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$71,660