Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Cruise Director is $56,189
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Cruise Directors?
An early career Cruise Director with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $52,029 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Cruise Director with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,784 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Cruise Director …Read more
What Do Cruise Directors Do?
Cruise directors are responsible for all activities, entertainment, and services provided to guests during their vacation on a cruise ship. They also handle coordination between the ship’s staff and guests to ensure the guests' comfort and welfare. Specifically, they handle coordination of events and hospitality/administrative functions like scheduling, billing, and budgeting, and they must also track the many events that can occur on the ship, ranging from accidents and injuries to reviews and …Read more