Business Continuity Planners

6.3/10 job score
risk level
by 2031
or $35.90 hourly
as of 2021

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 33% (Start worrying)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Business Continuity Planners' job openings is expected to rise 5% by 2031
'Business Continuity Planners' is expected to be an average growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.

What are the median wages for 'Business Continuity Planners' in the United States?

In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Business Continuity Planners' was $74,670, or $35.90 hourly
'Business Continuity Planners' are paid 63.2% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed as business continuity planners?

As of 2021 there were 1,030,330 people employed as Business Continuity Planners within the United States.
This represents around 0.73% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 136 people are employed as Business Continuity Planners.

Job description

Develop, maintain, or implement business continuity and disaster recovery strategies and solutions, including risk assessments, business impact analyses, strategy selection, and documentation of business continuity and disaster recovery procedures. Plan, conduct, and debrief regular mock-disaster exercises to test the adequacy of existing plans and strategies, updating procedures and plans regularly. Act as a coordinator for continuity efforts after a disruption event.

SOC Code: 13-1199.04


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