Disaster Recovery Managers investigate computer related crimes within an organization. They discover the problem, mitigate the damages, and thoroughly investigate the situation. They take detailed notes throughout the entire process. A wide range of computer forensic tools are used to perform the functions of the job. Prior experience in computer investigations or general computer forensics is often necessary to prepare for a career as an Incident Responder. The ability to obtain security clearance is also a requirement.
Job Duties List
Although the specific duties of a disaster recovery manager vary by company, the following are some of the most common responsibilities:
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The job outlook for disaster recovery managers is excellent. Job growth is expected to be much higher than the national average for all jobs due to the further implementation of digital data and information storage. Through 2018, the number of jobs is expected to grow by 18 percent, from 293,000 in 2008 to 342,500 in 2018.
The salary for disaster recovery managers varies by region and company in the United States. The current median annual salary is $102,827. The middle 50 percent of disaster recovery managers have a salary between $87,553 and $123,006 annually. On the low end, the bottom 10 percent of DR managers make $73,894 annually or less. At the high end, the top 10 percent earn $141,378 annually or more.
CDRP (Certified Data Recovery Practitioner)