Many of our candidates are asking us for advice on what their salary should be on a yacht.
We have prepared a table of approximate wages in the yachting industry. Even though these salaries may give you a reference point, we would like to inform you that all yachts are different, equally as their owners. These salary rates are based on the current state of the employment market in yachting in 2020. Real wages always vary depending on the candidate’s experience, training, certificates and additional skills.
Different Salaries of Yacht Crew Jobs
The workers are well paid. Most yacht crew claims that they never invest their staff on their pay without any lodging, bill or housing expenses. For a couple of years serving on a yacht will leave crews with enough money to make a deposit in a house or two or start off their own business.
People Working On a Yacht Can Earn Extras
Tips are another big financial reward for the teamof the superyacht to be rewarded. Specially operating on a charter yacht gives crew a great chance to earn extra money, but how much is expected? It is up to it. Common tips vary from 5% to 20% of the charter cost, sharing about 10% and split by all crewmembers.
Living on a private yacht cannot provide all such advice, but it has its own crew benefits, including greater rest, longer vacations, rewards and also the prospect of the owner's unexpected donations. Such proprietors are often considered to tip.
Different Position in a Yacht Crew, Different Salary
Without no doubt, each position has a different monthly income. So, the higher position you will get the higher salary you will get. Here are an overview about some positions on a yacht.
The Captain must be skilled and trained in maritime affairs, outstanding navigational knowledge, exceptional administration, coordination, strategy and diplomacy. A Superyacht Captain will have outstanding nautical expertise, repairs, electronics, professional procedures, and accounting, Finance and administrative records knowledge. A captain must have a cool, charismatic demeanor and must be exceptionally competent to work with men, staff and visitors. Average monthly salary : 60ft (18m) à 2,200€ - 3,700€
During the captain’s absence, the Chief Officer / First Mate will have the captain's good management and interpersonal abilities and outstanding experience and procedures in ISM and ISPS. The CEO will be someone with a solid history in deck work from prior practice with Deckhand or Boson. Average monthly salary :60ft < 75ft (23m) à 2,200€ - 3,000€
Under the command and control of the commander, the chief steward must perform his or her duties. The head chef may therefore train and prescribe some lower level stews under his command, as the sole responsible for the interior of the vessel and for offering a satisfactory hospitality service to fulfill the holidaymakers 'needs. Excellent support, networking and management are a must, as is an innovative environment. Average monthly salary :100ft (33m) - 140ft (43m) à 2,200€ - 3,000€ +