Associate Professors rake in the most money, with average earnings of around $83K annually; Assistant Professors come in second with average earnings amounting to approximately $70K, while Graphic Designers and College Admissions Counselors rank near the top as well ($48K and $41K, respectively). Earning only $36K on average, Adjunct Professors make less than most people in the company.
Years of Experience
Those who have five to nine years of work experience see average salaries of about $49K per year. The largest fraction of Grand Canyon University people (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and earn around $42K annually on average.
Residents of Albuquerque, N.M. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $65K per year; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz. ($52K) and Tempe, Ariz. ($40K). Across Grand Canyon University's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Mexico earn the most, taking home $65K annually.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $75K per year. Athletic trainer licenses also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $60K annually. Regarding salaries and education, Grand Canyon University pays those with a Master of Science (MS) the most — $93K.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of about $93K per year. It's pretty common to find people here who know Oral / Verbal Communication; just under one-fifth consider it a key competency. Customer Service, Counseling, and Leadership are also desirable skills.
Benefits and Perks
As part of compensation, Grand Canyon University gives paid vacation to a fifth of respondents and paid sick leave to one in eight respondents. A solid majority of respondents report contributing to a 401(k). A large number of respondents can count on health insurance, and a strong majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.