System Loading
Image of a Junior Deckhand
Image of a Junior Deckhand epaulet

Yacht Position : Junior Deckhand

SHARE THIS PAGE
A Yacht Junior Deckhand Salary with 0 to 1 year of experience is between $2,200 and $2,400 per month

About the Junior Deckhand

A junior deckhand is an entry level position that requires little to no experience on board luxury yachts, however, some experience with boats or watersports expertise is extremely valuable. What this crew member lacks in experience, they can make up for with a can-do attitude and being a strong team player. In this position, it is necessary to work closely with the senior deck officer, be a quick learner, and able to follow instructions thoroughly in a detailed manner.

Job Responsibilities

  • Cleanliness of the yacht wash downs, stainless polishing, waxing
  • Assisting bosun and mate in maintenance projects; sanding and taping up for varnishing or painting, caulking, filling
  • Continued learning of yacht maintenance, operations and systems; line handling, tender driving, navigation, safety, water sports

Required Skills

  • Hard work ethic
  • Positive attitude
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to learn on the job
  • Ability to take direction
  • Professional appearance

Salary Modifiers

  • Sports certification (i.e. dive certificate, kite surfing instructor)
  • Extensive fishing knowledge
  • Tender/small boat driving experience
  • Carpentry skills

Bosun/Deckhand polishing a capstan
Spiral Staircase
Leather protective railing strap
Junior Deckhand refinishing capping rail
Bow of yacht
Yacht Varnished hand railing
Nautical block pulleys for the rigging
Bosun / Deckhand Polishing

Position Statistics

Our data is calculated from

28,456

relevant work experience records out of

79,588

experiences in the Deck department
AVERAGE LONGEVITY IN THIS POSITION

208 Days

CURRENTLY AVAILABLE (Junior Deckhand)

255

View Candidates

Career Path

Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Senior Master
senior master
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Captain
captain
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Captain
junior captain
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht First Officer / Chief Mate
first officer /
chief mate
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Officer of the Watch
officer of the watch
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Mate
mate
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Bosun
bosun
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Deckhand
deckhand
Image of the Epaulet of a Yacht Junior Deckhand
junior deckhand