Average Salary for Norwegian Cruise Lines Employees

Employees at Norwegian Cruise Lines make $61K per year on average. At Norwegian Cruise Lines, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though your experience level and geography each factor into the equation as well. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Revenue Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at $73K annually — though Financial Analysts and Waiters or Waitresses also do fairly well at $59K and $14K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Average pay is about $66K per year for those with five to nine years of experience. Between the one and five year mark, median pay is around $56K annually. The greater proportion of employees (33 percent) report 10-19 years of experience and bring home median pay of approximately $70K per year.


Residents of the company's headquarter city of Miami, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $71K annually; other top-paying cities include Tampa, Fla. ($70K) and New York, N.Y. ($50K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to approximately $65K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Monetary compensation comes to around $42K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. The highest-paying degree here is a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA); Norwegian Cruise Lines awards about $80K to these degree-holders.


When it comes to skills, SAP Business Warehouse seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $100K per year. A garden variety skill at Norwegian Cruise Lines is Microsoft Excel; approximately one-seventh of Norwegian Cruise Lines' people use it regularly. Three more common skills are Financial Analysis, Budgeting, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Norwegian Cruise Lines gives paid vacation to 36 percent and paid sick leave to 23 percent. The larger part of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. A strong majority of workers receive health insurance, and the larger part of respondents get dental coverage. Privileges also include life insurance, stock options, flexible hours, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Norwegian Cruise Lines


44 %
56 %
$34,000 - $72,949
$14,052 - $90,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
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