Salary guidelines

yatch crew member

Salary guidelines are published as a reference only. These "Rates" are averages of current salaries.

These "Rates" are samples of current industry level standards and have been compiled by industry experts and are subject to change without notification. "Rates" may also vary up or down depending on the specific qualification and experience of the crew member and the operation status of the yacht, whether private or "Charter" and itinerary of the yacht and other requirements specific to the yacht.

Private yachts generally have a higher base salary due to no income from the charter tips.

Most yachts will provide health insurance, accident insurance, unless otherwise stated at time of employment, all crew are responsible for his or her personal income tax.
All crew should investigate rules and regulations and seek official advice and remain current with their national requirements.

CAPTAIN:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Senior master 120 ft. - 200 ft. 6 500 - 14 000€ +
Captain 100 ft. - 160 ft. 5 500 - 9 500€
Junior Captain 60 ft. - 100 ft. 3 200 - 6 500€
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FIRST OFFICER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
First Officer (Licensed – Chief Mate or higher) 170 ft. - 250 ft. 5 500 - 8 000€
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OFFICER OF WATCH:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Second Officer (Licensed) 190 ft. - 250 ft. 4 800 - 6 800€
OOW (Licensed) 150 ft. - 250 ft. 4 000 - 4 800€
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MATE:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Mate 100 ft. - 170 ft. 2 400 - 4 800€
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BOSUN:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Bosun 150 ft. - 250 ft. 2 400 - 4 000€
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DECKHAND:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Deckhand 120 ft. - 200 ft. 2 000 - 3 000€
100 ft. - 160 ft. 2 000 - 3 000€
60 ft. - 100 ft. 2 000 - 3 000€
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DECK/ENGINEER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Deckhand / 2nd Engineer (Combined roles) 80 ft. - 160 ft. 2 500 - 3 600€ +
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DECKHAND / STEWARD/ESS:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Deck / Stew (Combined roles) 110 ft. - 250 ft. 2 000 - 3 500€
60 ft. - 110 ft. 2 500 - 3 500€
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CHIEF ENGINEER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Chief Engineer 180 ft. - 250 ft. 7 200 - 11 200€ +
120 ft. - 180 ft. 4 800 - 8 000€
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SECOND ENGINEER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
2nd Engineer 190 ft. - 300 ft. 5 600 - 7 200€ +
160 ft. - 190 ft. 4 800 - 6 400€ +
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JUNIOR ENGINEER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Junior Engineer 160 ft. - 300 ft. 2 500 - 3 600€ +
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PURSER:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Purser 160 ft. - 250 ft. 4 000 - 6 400€
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CHIEF STEWARD/ESS:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Chief Steward/ess 140 ft. - 200 ft. 4 000 - 7 200€
100 ft. - 140 ft. 2 500 - 4 800€
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STEWARD/ESS:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
2nd Steward/ess All yachts 2 000 - 3 000€
Junior Steward/ess All yachts 2 000 - 3 000€
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CHEF:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Chef 150 ft. - 250 ft. 4 000 - 8 000€
100 ft. - 160 ft. 3 600 - 5 600€ +
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SOUS CHEF:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Sous Chef 150 ft. - 250 ft. 3 000 - 4 800€ +
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COOK:

SIZE OF VESSEL SALARY RANGE
Cook (combined position) 60 ft. - 110 ft. 2 500 - 3 500€
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