Anyone have info on crew contracts or pay

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#1
146 Posts
Joined Nov 2009
Does anyone have any info on what is contained
in a typical crew members contract
or what their pay scale ACTUALLY is?
Looking for some factual information please.
#3
winnipeg
106 Posts
Joined Nov 2011
We just got off a b2b on Feb. 3. An officer of the ship told us that the head cabin steward gets paid $75.00 a month US. He and his 2 helpers have 16 cabins to look after (with 2 visits each a day). They depend on receiving that $3.80 per day through gratuities...and then some. We always tip an extra $3.00 a day as they wait on us hand and foot and work very hard. Yes...they get room and board...but really $75.00 a month??? They are also required to sign on for a 9 month contract.
#4
Central Valley, CA
65 Posts
Joined Aug 2008
No factual information. Just anecdotal.
1.5k - 2k plus tips for junior steward
2 - 2.5k plus tips for steward
1 - 1.5k plus tips for bar waiter
900 - 1.3k for asst. cooks
1.5k - 2.5k for cooks/demi-chefs
sources:
Friend who works for a recruitment company in Manila. They send workers to Princess cruiseline.
Friends who work at Princess, Carnival, NCL.
Forum for Filipinos interested in working for cruiselines
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#5
146 Posts
Joined Nov 2009
Originally posted by maria_sienna
No factual information. Just anecdotal.
1.5k - 2k plus tips for junior steward
2 - 2.5k plus tips for steward
1 - 1.5k plus tips for bar waiter
900 - 1.3k for asst. cooks
1.5k - 2.5k for cooks/demi-chefs
sources:
Friend who works for a recruitment company in Manila. They send workers to Princess cruiseline.
Friends who work at Princess, Carnival, NCL.
Forum for Filipinos interested in working for cruiselines
.This seems close to what I found thank you Maria
#6
Seattle area
2,540 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Originally posted by patz
We just got off a b2b on Feb. 3. An officer of the ship told us that the head cabin steward gets paid $75.00 a month US.
That's what our cabin steward on our most recent Carnival cruise told me. I had no reason to doubt him.