How much does a crew member make on a mega yacht?
According to my extensive YouTube searching and Crewfinder International, for a Below Deck-sized superyacht (this season’s yacht, My Seanna, clocks in at 185 feet), a second and third steward(ess) would make about $5,000 a month, a chief steward(ess) would make $5,500-$6,000 a month, and a chef would make $7,000-$ …
How much do you make working on a mega yacht?
By Rupert Connor
|Position||Size of Vessel||Salary Range|
|2 nd Stewardess||130 ft – 400 ft+||$3,500 – $6,000 per month|
|Stewardess||All yachts||$3,000 – $5,000 per month|
|Junior Stewardess||All yachts||$2,500 – $3,500 per month|
|Deckhand / Stewardess||110 ft – 250 ft+||$2,500 – $3,500 per month|
How do I get a job on a mega yacht?
Complete the relevant training course. By far the best way to make yourself eligible for Superyacht jobs is by completing the relevant training! Since the captain is usually the one who specifies the crew members they are looking for, each will likely ask for different skills, levels of experience and qualifications.
What qualifications do you need to work on superyachts?
- An interior crew-training course or courses, such as the PYA GUEST Program.
- STCW Proficiency in Medical First Aid.
- STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats.
- VHF Radio Short Range Certificate (GMDSS/DSC)
- RYA Powerboat Level 2.
- PWC Personal Watercraft Proficiency.
Do yacht crews get paid besides tips?
In addition to their salary for working the charter and doing the show, everyone gets a piece of the tips left behind by guests. Each cast member has a different position on the boat, and on the show, so their salary is based on their role.
Do yacht crew get paid hourly and tips?
On the seasons of Below Deck, the crew usually brings in around $15,000 per person in tips for about six weeks of work. That’s in addition to the crew’s regular salary. Plus, the cast on the show does not work a whole yacht season, so it is likely they make more throughout the season as they move from boat to boat.
How do I get a job on a yacht?
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- Be in the right place at the right time.
- Have a professional resume.
- Register with Luxury Yacht Group.
- Complete basic STCW classes.
- Build references with day work.
- Maintain contact 24/7.
How does a yacht crew get paid?
The deckhands usually make around $3,500-$4,500 a month, while a bosun would make a little bit more at approximately $5,000 a month. But don’t forget at the end of every charter, the whole crew gets a tip from the guests on the boat.
How much does a yacht crew make?
Average Starting Salary Guidelines
|POSITION||70′ to 100′||160′ to 190′|
|Captain||$84 – $120,000||$192 – $228,000|
|First Officer||$54 – $66,000||$90 – $95,000|
|2nd Mate/Bosun||$48 – $54,000||$66 – $72,000|
|Deckhand||$42 – $48,000||$60 – $66,000|