Average Business Continuity Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Business Continuity Manager is $93,098.
MEDIAN $93,098
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$65k - $124k
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$993 - $29k
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$65k - $137k

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Job Description for Business Continuity Manager

Business Continuity Manager Tasks
  • Develop, implement, and test disaster recovery policies and plans.
  • Review and analyze business impacts for each financial group, tracking status, and risks.
  • Test and evaluate software and vendors for security and redundancy of services and data.
  • Respond to emergencies and data losses, mitigate incidents, and plan to avoid them in the future.

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Popular Skills for Business Continuity Manager

Skills in Disaster Recovery, Risk Management / Risk Control, Program Management and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Emergency Response.

Pay by Experience Level for Business Continuity Manager

An early career Business Continuity Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $76,019 based on 39 salaries. A mid-career Business Continuity Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $91,058 based on 49 salaries. An experienced Business Continuity Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $101,991 based on 77 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $119,759.
Employees with Business Continuity Manager in their job title in New York, New York earn an average of 18.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (13.6% more) and Dallas, Texas (13.2% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Montgomery, Alabama (29.9% less), San Diego, California (10.8% less) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.7% less).

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