Average Salary for Norwegian Cruise Lines Employees

Norwegian Cruise Lines pays its employees $57K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Norwegian Cruise Lines fluctuate depending on your role at the company; how long you've been working also matters, but to a lesser degree. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, median paychecks reach $51K per year. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (33 percent) have been working for five to nine years and make approximately $67K annually on average.


Earning about $70K per year on average, Senior Information Technology Auditors receive the most money, followed by Training Specialists ($44K annually).

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Information Systems Auditors have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at around $72K per year. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrators with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $68K annually. Those with a Bachelor's Degree at Norwegian Cruise Lines come out on top, and their salaries approach $54K per year.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be SAP Business Intelligence; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $100K annually. It's pretty common to find people here who know Microsoft Excel; nearly one in seven consider it a key competency. Other top skills include IT Risk, BusinessObjects, and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about one-half of survey participants receiving paid vacation and over a third of workers receiving sick leave. A 401(k) program is available, and a solid majority of respondents use it to save for retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of employees, and a solid majority of employees report receiving dental coverage as well. Privileges also include life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and a casual working environment.

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Key Stats for Norwegian Cruise Lines


46 %
54 %
$29,094 - $72,726
$50,220 - $81,389
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

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