Cruise Ship Jobs

Cruise Ship Job Overview

Cruise ship jobs fall under the category of recreation jobs, which refer to all jobs relating to others' leisure such as positions in restaurant jobs, baggage porters and flight attendant jobs. The types of jobs on cruise ships range from housekeeping and maintenance positions to jobs working with passengers and in the kitchens and retail shops. Those vacationing on these ships take part in fun activities and excursions that let them visit cities when the ship docks, and some workers are responsible for ensuring the safety of those passengers.

Cruise Ship Jobs Education Requirements

Most jobs working on cruise ships require a minimum of a high school diploma or an equivalent, but some positions require a college degree. There are more than 80 colleges and universities in the United States that offer bachelor's degrees in the hospitality or tourism fields. Those working on cruise ships must also have strong communication, problem solving and decision making skills. Those with more flexible schedules, good physical strength and the ability to lead others do well working on ships.

Cruise Ship Job Market

The number of jobs available on cruise ships decreased during the recession, but as the number of travelers increased, the job market rebounded. The market will grow at an average rate in the coming years, and approximately 14,000 new jobs in the recreation fields will become available by 2022, which represents an increase of 14 percent.

Cruise Ship Job Salary Info

The average salaries reported by those working on cruise ships varies based on who they work for and where they work. Some cruise lines offer hourly wages for vacation planners, restaurant workers, contractors and other employees, and those positions pay between $7 and $11 an hour. Cooks can earn more than $30,000 a year working for a cruise line, and other workers receive a base pay each month that includes the cost of room and board. Cruise line employees can receive hourly rates of $9 and up for some positions. Many contract positions on ships typically pay $2,000 or more a month.

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Marten Transport Las Vegas, NV
Do you have sharp business instincts, entrepreneurial drive and an upbeat outgoing personality? Do you enjoy sharing the thrill of shopping in beautiful vacation destinations? Then a career as a Shopping Presenter could be just what you're looking for. Shopping Presenters live and work onboard cruise ships and work three to six month contracts. The Shopping Presenter's main job is to excite and ed...
Marten Transport Columbus, OH
Do you have sharp business instincts, entrepreneurial drive and an upbeat outgoing personality? Do you enjoy sharing the thrill of shopping in beautiful vacation destinations? Then a career as a Shopping Presenter could be just what you're looking for. Shopping Presenters live and work onboard cruise ships and work three to six month contracts. The Shopping Presenter's main job is to excite and ed...
Marten Transport Cleveland, OH
Do you have sharp business instincts, entrepreneurial drive and an upbeat outgoing personality? Do you enjoy sharing the thrill of shopping in beautiful vacation destinations? Then a career as a Shopping Presenter could be just what you're looking for. Shopping Presenters live and work onboard cruise ships and work three to six month contracts. The Shopping Presenter's main job is to excite and ed...
Marten Transport Pittsburgh, PA
Do you have sharp business instincts, entrepreneurial drive and an upbeat outgoing personality? Do you enjoy sharing the thrill of shopping in beautiful vacation destinations? Then a career as a Shopping Presenter could be just what you're looking for. Shopping Presenters live and work onboard cruise ships and work three to six month contracts. The Shopping Presenter's main job is to excite and ed...
Marten Transport Houston, TX
Do you have sharp business instincts, entrepreneurial drive and an upbeat outgoing personality? Do you enjoy sharing the thrill of shopping in beautiful vacation destinations? Then a career as a Shopping Presenter could be just what you're looking for. Shopping Presenters live and work onboard cruise ships and work three to six month contracts. The Shopping Presenter's main job is to excite and ed...
Universal Services of America San Diego, CA, 92140
Description Universal Protection Service, a Nationally-acclaimed company, has grown to be the 3rd largest security organization in the U.S. We seek to hire security professionals to work in a professional environment. This requires an ambitious and career conscious person where acquired skills and training will be utilized toward continued growth and advancement. Apply today! We are actively rec...
Roberts Hawaii is looking for a Cruise Services Administrative Clerk for Shore Excursion Department. The primary function is to maintain cruise ship schedules are accounted for and properly loaded onto our website according to port dates, arrival and departure times, etc. Maintain all RH shore excursion product offerings and pricings are accurate and aligned with respective ship schedules. Mainta...
Marten Transport Fort Lauderdale, FL
Company DescriptionA dedicated, passionate team all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation. At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain a top team. We hope that as you learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, our business strategy of growth through innovation, and the team members that fuel our success, you will agree that there is...
Marten Transport Las Vegas, NV
Company DescriptionA dedicated, passionate team all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation. At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain a top team. We hope that as you learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, our business strategy of growth through innovation, and the team members that fuel our success, you will agree that there is...
Marten Transport Daytona Beach, FL
Company DescriptionA dedicated, passionate team all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation. At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain a top team. We hope that as you learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, our business strategy of growth through innovation, and the team members that fuel our success, you will agree that there is...
Marten Transport Long Beach, CA
Company DescriptionA dedicated, passionate team all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation. At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain a top team. We hope that as you learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, our business strategy of growth through innovation, and the team members that fuel our success, you will agree that there is...
Norwegian Cruise Line Buffalo, NY
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Thursday, February 9, 2015 Buffalo, NY Embassy Suites Buffalo 200 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202 The Presentations will be...
Marten Transport Sacramento, CA
Company DescriptionA dedicated, passionate team all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation. At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain a top team. We hope that as you learn more about Norwegian Cruise Line, our business strategy of growth through innovation, and the team members that fuel our success, you will agree that there is...
Norwegian Cruise Line St Louis, MO
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Tuesday, March 17, 2015 St. Louis, MO St. Louis Hilton at the Arch 400 Olive St. St. Louis, MO 63102 The Presentations will b...
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Keyboardist for (GB) Bands aboard Cruise Lines ******** About the job Very similar to a bar/wedding band you might find on land, our new Fun Ship 2.0 program features a high energy and engaging rock band. This band consists of bass, drums, guitar, female and male vocalist and hopefully you! They rehearse for three weeks, join the ship together for around 5 to 5 1?2 months, and then end their c...
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Get Chef Jobs Employers » Post JobsFree! Job Seekers » Search Jobs Employers Job Seekers Get Hired! Articles Education Corner Resources Sign In Register Advanced search Pool Attendant (Royal Caribbean Cruises, Ltd.) - Miami, FL Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is now searching for Pool Attendant. Pool Attendants provide customer service and ensure guest safety comes first at the pool area...
Norwegian Cruise Line Long Beach, CA
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Wednesday, March 11, 2015 Long Beach, CA Renaissance Long Beach Hotel 111 E Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802 The Presentation...
Norwegian Cruise Line Sacramento, CA
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Monday, March 9, 2015 Sacramento, CA Hilton Sacramento Arden West 2200 Harvard St. Sacramento, CA 95815 The Presentations wil...
Norwegian Cruise Line Daytona Beach, FL
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Daytona Beach, FL Daytona Beach Resort 2700 N. Atlantic Ave Daytona Beach, FL 32118 The Presenta...
Norwegian Cruise Line Las Vegas, NV
Photographer - Norwegian Cruise Line America Live and work on the seas with Norwegian Cruise Line-Pride of America. We would like to invite you to one of our upcoming Employment Interview & Information Presentations. Join us to embark on a lifestyle changing career. Friday, March 13, 2015 Las Vegas, NV Hampton Inn Las Vegas 4975 Dean Martin Dr. Las Vegas, NV 89118 The Presentations will be...

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