Average Salary for Norwegian Cruise Lines Employees

A salary of $59K per year is the median rate at Norwegian Cruise Lines. Norwegian Cruise Lines paychecks are largely negotiated based on what you do at the company, though your experience level and where you live are also considered. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Senior Copywriters rake in the most money, with average earnings of $82K annually; Revenue Managers come in second with average earnings amounting to $73K, while Financial Analysts and Waiters or Waitresses rank near the top as well (approximately $58K and around $14K, respectively).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make $56K per year on average. The largest fraction of Norwegian Cruise Lines people (36 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn about $65K annually on average.


Residents of Tampa, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $69K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Miami, Fla. ($67K) and New York, N.Y. (approximately $50K). Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of Florida, where they average to around $63K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified ServSafe Food Handler certainly has its perks — salaries approach $42K per year and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. It pays to have a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) at Norwegian Cruise Lines — these employees make the most at about $73K annually.


The highest-paying skill to have in this role seems to be SAP Business Warehouse; employees claiming this as part of the toolbox earn a median of $100K per year. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; a little less than a fifth deem it necessary for work. Some other standard skills here are Financial Analysis, SQL, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Norwegian Cruise Lines can sometimes lack paid time off; 30 percent get paid vacation days, and one in five survey participants receive paid sick leave. The larger part of survey participants allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of workers and dental coverage for the larger part of employees. Some other perks are life insurance, stock options, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Norwegian Cruise Lines


43 %
57 %
$34,000 - $72,949
$14,001 - $81,448

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
$42,729 - $74,218
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)
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