The highest average salaries go to Revenue Managers, who bring in close to $73K annually, though Financial Analysts are not far behind at about $59K along with Waiters or Waitresses earning approximately $14K.
Residents of the company's headquarter city of Miami, Fla. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is $72K per year; other top-paying cities include Tampa, Fla. (around $64K) and New York, N.Y. ($50K). By state, Norwegian Cruise Lines employees make the most in Florida, earning $68K annually on average.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $63K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $57K annually on average. The largest slice of the Norwegian Cruise Lines workforce (35 percent) has been working for 10-19 years and earns, on average, about $72K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Certified Information Systems Auditors are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to around $76K annually. Certified ServSafe Food Handlers with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at $32K per year. Those with an Associate of Science (AS) at Norwegian Cruise Lines come out on top, and their salaries approach $80K annually.
In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be SAP Business Intelligence; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $100K per year. Microsoft Excel is a popular skill among Norwegian Cruise Lines workers, with roughly one in eight of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Three more common skills are Financial Analysis, Accounting, and Budgeting.
Benefits and Perks
43 percent have paid vacation, and only about 29 percent can take paid time off for illness. A strong majority of survey participants save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of employees and dental coverage for the larger part of respondents. Some other perks are life insurance, flexible hours, tuition reimbursement, and stock options.