Get hired for a cruise ship job is not really easy for everyone. If You are looking for cruise ship jobs then you must need to fulfill the basic criteria to apply for cruise ship jobs. Waiter Salary on a cruise ship is really very attractive. The waiter/ess work hard on board and they earn a good amount of salary.
The salary of a waiter on a cruise ship job is impressive compared to others on board. But the responsibility of a waiter is also so sensitive.
A waiter is a brand ambassador of the outlet/company.
The waiter need to serve the food to the guest and let the guest feel beyond the expectation.
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Quality of a Good Waiter/ Waitress
- The Waiter should be very nice and polite.
- He/She should make eye contact with the guest while talking to them.
- Waiter/ Waitress should be very friendly behavior with every one.
Waiter Salary on Cruise Ship
Salary of a waiter on a cruise ship is vary on company to company. Every company can not pay you same salary for same position.
Waiter salary on a cruise ship is between $1200-$2200 USD. If you are a big cruise company employee like Norwegian Cruise Line, Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, etc. then you will get good salary.
But When we talk about work load on a big company then it’s also too much work on these big company.
There are many company like Disney, Seven Seas, RCCL, NCL, MSC, Carnival and more cruise line which have lots of work but they pay good salary also.
All above mention company pay $1600 – $1900 USD for their waiter. All these company pay good salary to their all employee even in different departments.
Above mention, salary is a basic salary, some of the waiters can earn more than this also. If you will work in a specialty restaurant then you could make more than $2500 USD or above also.
Some of the companies are really good to work but when it’s come to salary then it’s really very low Like P&O, Apollo, etc.
There are many pros and cons to working on a cruise ship, You must read before applying for cruise ship jobs.
Assistant waiter salary on Cruise Ship
Working on a cruise ship as an assistant waiter is totally different from a waiter job profile. If you are working as an assistant waiter on a cruise ship then you will work only your assigned work by your supervisors.
Most of the time waiter and assistant waiter work together as a partner but not in all the restaurant. But when it’s come to dine in a restaurant then they work together.
The salary of an assistant waiter is dependent on company to company, some of the companies will pay you $850 USD and some of the companies will pay you $1290 USD for the same post and same work.
So an average salary of an assistant waiter is approximate $850-$1600 USD and this will be your basic salary. If you will work in a specialty restaurant then you may make more than this.
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Buffet Steward Salary on Cruise Ship
Buffet Steward job profile is a scratch level job profile on Cruise Ship or you can say it’s an entry-level job in a restaurant department.
There is too much work for a buffet steward. Buffet steward is responsible for work in a buffet restaurant, crew mess, staff mess, etc.
Buffet Steward and Restaurant steward is the same post in the restaurant department, Some of the companies called it restaurant steward and some of them called it buffet steward.
The salary of a buffet steward is also dependent on company to company, Some of the company pay $550 USD and some of the company pay $850USD for the same post and same work.
Norwegian Cruise Line pay $850+ USD for a restaurant steward, This is why I always recommend NCL for work. NCL is the best cruise line to work to salary.
You can check out current job Opportunity with Norwegian Cruise Line.
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