Average Salary for Norwegian Cruise Lines Employees

An average Norwegian Cruise Lines employee can expect to make $59K per year. Your role at the company primarily drives compensation; however, where you live and your experience level are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Norwegian Cruise Lines. 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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Data Engineer
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Revenue Manager
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Director of Operations
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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 42
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About This Company



Source: Freebase


Bringing in the most money are Directors of Operations — their earnings average $110K annually. Senior Copywriters are a close second at $82K along with Revenue Managers ($73K) and Financial Analysts (around $58K). On the lower end are Waiters or Waitresses at approximately $14K on average.


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

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $64K per year. Those with one to four years of experience at the company can expect to make $56K annually on average. Overall, the greater share of Norwegian Cruise Lines folks have 10-19 years of experience and earn an average about $69K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified ServSafe Food Handlers are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to $42K annually. It pays to have a Master of Accounting (MAcc) at Norwegian Cruise Lines — these employees make the most at $83K per year.


The highest-paying skill to have may be Operations Management; employees who claim proficiency also report a higher average salary of $108K annually. A relatively widespread skill at Norwegian Cruise Lines is Microsoft Excel; just under a fifth of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Financial Analysis, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Word.

Benefits and Perks

29 percent receive paid vacation, and only 19 percent get sick leave. A majority of employees take advantage of the 401(k) plan that Norwegian Cruise Lines sponsors. A fair number of respondents receive health insurance, and a majority of survey participants get dental coverage. The list of perks also includes flexible hours, stock options, tuition reimbursement, and life insurance.

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Key Stats for Norwegian Cruise Lines


43 %
57 %
$34,000 - $73,089
$14,001 - $81,448

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
$42,729 - $76,646
Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering (BSME)

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