How much does a Disaster Recovery Director make in the United States? The average Disaster Recovery Director salary in the United States is $157,394 as of April 26, 2022, but the range typically falls between $144,123 and $181,308. 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.
Disaster Recovery Director 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. Being a Disaster Recovery Director 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. Additionally, Disaster Recovery Director has extensive experience and knowledge of disaster recovery and business resumption processes. Requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a top management. The Disaster Recovery Director 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. To be a Disaster Recovery Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. (Copyright 2022 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 Director in the United States. The base salary for Disaster Recovery Director ranges from $144,123 to $181,308 with the average base salary of $157,394. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $154,615 to $207,619 with the average total cash compensation of $172,236.