We surveyed 152 disaster recovery specialists to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical disaster recovery specialist. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a disaster recovery specialist?

Low

High

Working as a disaster recovery specialist typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a disaster recovery specialist?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a disaster recovery specialist typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a disaster recovery specialist?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a disaster recovery specialist.

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Do disaster recovery specialists work full-time or part-time?

81% of disaster recovery specialists work in full-time roles while 19% work part-time.