Find the Perfect Job With a Cruise Line

2018 and 2019 look to be an outstanding years to find jobs on cruise ships!

There are a record 58 ocean and river cruise ships under construction or on order for deliveries over the next three years (2018 - 2020). Since 2000, major cruise lines have launched over 150 new cruise ships! Each of these cruise ships employ between 500 and 1,500 crew members and support staff. That means over the last ten years over 150,000 new cruise ship jobs have been created!

The cruise industry is absolutely booming and provides working vacations for thousands of people worldwide. CLIA (Cruise Lines International Association, Inc.) is projecting 27.2 million cruise ship passengers in 2018. That represents a whopping 65% increase in cruise passengers since 2009 and an almost a 10% increase from last year.Small Cruise Ship photo

What does all this mean to you? That's simple; there has never been a better time to be looking for work in the cruise line industry. Whether you are looking to work on a cruise ship for a short-term job change or a long term career, the cruise industry has a place for you.

The average ratio between crew to guests is about one to two, meaning it takes about 1,000 crew members to man a cruise ship that carries 2,000 guests. In addition, for whatever reason, turnover on the cruise ships is generally pretty high, so cruise lines need to fill an awful lot of positions every year and thus they are ALWAYS HIRING!

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Turnover is high because people get promoted, change ships, change cruise line companies, go on vacation, return to school, or just take their savings and settle down back on land. The average initial contract generally ranges from three to nine months. With all of your living expenses, medical insurance covered by the cruise line, a high percentage of your earnings can be banked, thus giving you a nice little nest egg after each contract.

Cruise line employees also usually get excellent perks and benefits. These benefits often include:

  • Free room on the cruise ship. Usually either a single stateroom or a shared stateroom with another employee.
  • Free meals
  • Air travel en-route and homeward bound
  • Free laundry
  • Free medical insurance (which is required by maritime law)
  • Discounts at ship board and often land based stores, bars and restaurants
  • Reduced cruise rates for family and friends

CruiseJobFinder will provide you will all of the resources you need to land an exciting career in the cruise industry.

 

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