Average Salary for Grand Canyon University Employees

Operating out of Phoenix, Ariz., Grand Canyon University employs talent in positions ranging from Assistant Professor to College Admissions Counselor. The average Grand Canyon University employee earns $50K annually. At Grand Canyon University, the biggest piece of the paycheck puzzle is your role at the company — it impacts salary more than anything else — though how long you've been working and geography each factor into the equation as well. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85017


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Assistant Professors rake in the most money, with average earnings of $70K per year; Graphic Designers come in second with average earnings amounting to around $48K, while College Admissions Counselors and Adjunct Professors rank near the top as well ($42K and about $32K, respectively).

Years of Experience

Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of $47K annually. The largest slice of the Grand Canyon University workforce (36 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, approximately $43K per year.


Residents of Albuquerque, N.M. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $65K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $51K) and Tempe, Ariz. ($40K). By state, Grand Canyon University employees make the most in New Mexico, earning $65K per year on average.

Certifications and Degrees

Salaries approach $75K annually for Registered Nurses; non-accredited workers make much less. Becoming a Teacher Certification can certainly pay off here; those folks make around $32K on average. At Grand Canyon University, employees who hold a Master of Science (MS) receive the highest salaries at $93K.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of $93K per year. Oral / Verbal Communication is a popular skill among Grand Canyon University workers, with approximately one-fifth of those surveyed reporting using it on the job. Many workers usually know Customer Service, People Management, and Leadership as well.

Benefits and Perks

Only 23 percent at Grand Canyon University enjoy paid vacation time, and just one-seventh of respondents can take sick leave. Grand Canyon University sponsors a 401(k) program, and the larger part of workers use this option to save for their retirement. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a large number of respondents, and a fair number of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.

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