Beauty Salon

Almost all luxury cruise ships have on board beauty salons and spas to pamper passengers with their full range of services ranging from aroma and facials, body massage and mud baths to hair styling. Even small cruise ships are now hiring beauty and skin care professionals to attract more and more holiday makers. Beauty salon on a cruise ship usually hires certified and experienced professionals who have knowledge and expertise in using latest beauty technology. Important job positions in the salon department include a salon manager, assistant salon managers, beauticians, cosmetologists, hair stylists, massage therapists and nail technicians. Salon jobs on a cruise ship offer a decent salary which may vary according to your certification, experience and area of expertise.

Salon Manager

Salon Manager oversees entire operations within the beauty salon and ensures the satisfaction of passengers awaiting beauty services. The position requires previous beauty salon and manager experience along with required certification. Good command of English is a must for this position.

Salary for the job normally ranges between $2400-$3800 US dollars per month, but rich cruise lines can even pay you more depending on your experience and expertise.

Assistant Salon Manager

Assistant Salon Manager reports to the Salon Manager and is responsible for managing daily operations within the beauty salon. Previous beauty and managerial experience is required for this position. They are promoted to the position of Salon Manager. Good communication skill in English is required for this position.

Salary for this position ranges between $2100-$3000 US dollars per month.

Beautician

Beauticians suggest and offer a wide range of beauty treatments to the paying clients. Previous experience along with a formal qualification in beauty treatments is essential for this position. A good command of English is a must.

Salary for this position normally ranges between $2100-$2300 US dollars per month.

Hair Stylists

The position of hair stylists requires extensive experience and certification in hair styling. In addition, applicants should have good command over English language.

Salary for this position may range between $2200-$2900 US dollars per month, depending on cruise lines.  They are promoted to the position of Assistant Salon Manager.

Massage Therapist

Extensive experience and certification is required for this position. A Massage Therapist should be qualified in Swedish massage, while additional qualification such as Aromatherapy, Shiatsu, Reflexology, Reiki Healing or Sports Therapy are not essential but definitely a plus for the applicants. A good command on English Language is required.

Salary for this position normally ranges between $2600-$3600 US dollars per month, depending on gratuities and size of cruise lines.

Cosmetologist

Extensive beauty salon experience is required for this position. A good command of English is a must.

Salary for this position normally ranges between $2100-$2900 US dollars per month depending on gratuities and size of cruise lines.

Nail Technicians

Applicants for this position must have completed a nail technician training course and have at least one year of extensive experience in beauty salons. A good command on English is a must.

Salary for this position normally ranges between $2200-$2800 US dollars per month depending on gratuities and size of cruise lines.