Average Salary for Norwegian Cruise Lines Employees

Norwegian Cruise Lines employees bring home $59K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Norwegian Cruise Lines fluctuate depending on what you do at the company; how long you've been working and geography also matter, but to a lesser degree. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Norwegian Cruise Lines Median Salary by Job


Financial Analyst
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Revenue Manager
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Senior Copywriter
2 profiles

Director of Operations
2 profiles

2 profiles

Data Engineer
2 profiles

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  • Updated: 21 Jun 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 41
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Senior Copywriters represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at around $82K per year — though Revenue Managers, Financial Analysts, and Waiters or Waitresses also do fairly well at $73K, $58K, and approximately $14K, respectively.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $56K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Norwegian Cruise Lines folks have five to nine years of experience and earn an average $65K per year.


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

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $42K annually for Certified ServSafe Food Handlers; non-accredited workers make much less. At Norwegian Cruise Lines, employees who hold a B.A. in Bachelor of Arts (BA) receive the highest salaries at $73K.


The highest-paying skill to have may be SAP Business Warehouse; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of approximately $100K per year. A garden variety skill at Norwegian Cruise Lines is Microsoft Excel; just under a fifth of Norwegian Cruise Lines' people use it regularly. Some other standard skills here are Financial Analysis, SQL, and Microsoft Office.

Benefits and Perks

Only 30 percent at Norwegian Cruise Lines enjoy paid vacation time, and just a fifth of survey participants can take sick leave. The larger part of respondents save for retirement through Norwegian Cruise Lines' 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a solid majority of workers and dental coverage for the larger part of employees. Other privileges include life insurance, stock options, tuition reimbursement, and flexible hours.

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Key Stats for Norwegian Cruise Lines


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$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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