How much does a Disaster Recovery Administrator make in the United States? The average Disaster Recovery Administrator salary in the United States is $106,766 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $94,324 and $120,450. 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.
Job Description for Disaster Recovery Administrator
Disaster Recovery Administrator develops, implements and maintains policies, procedures, and programs for ensuring the security and integrity of company data, databases, information systems, and technology. Conducts risk management analysis and creates business continuity, contingency, and disaster recovery plans. Being a Disaster Recovery Administrator develops and executes the testing processes utilized to validate the disaster recovery plans and to identify weaknesses and failure points in the plans. Develops the organization's resumption plan including identifying and securing necessary off site resources and ensuring action plans are in place and communicated to IT and operations teams. Additionally, Disaster Recovery Administrator requires a bachelor's degree of computer science or related. Typically reports to a manager. The Disaster Recovery Administrator contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. To be a Disaster Recovery Administrator typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description
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These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Disaster Recovery Administrator in the United States. The base salary for Disaster Recovery Administrator ranges from $94,324 to $120,450 with the average base salary of $106,766. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $97,623 to $129,760 with the average total cash compensation of $111,681.