Average Salary for Grand Canyon University Employees

Operating out of Phoenix, Ariz., Grand Canyon University employs talent in positions ranging from Professor to College Admissions Counselor. The median income for Grand Canyon University employees is $49K annually. How long you've been working influences pay for Grand Canyon University workers the most, followed by your job title. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Grand Canyon University typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Grand Canyon University
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Admissions Counselor (College/University) (3)
$32,090 - $56,942  
[-]Admissions Counselor (College/University) (3)
Salary$32,642 - $53,578  
Total Pay$32,090 - $56,942  
[+]Recruiter (2)
$33,087 - $72,317  
[+]Recruiter (2)
Salary$33,565 - $72,204  
Total Pay$33,087 - $72,317  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
$34,259 - $87,336  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
Salary$35,176 - $87,903  
Total Pay$34,259 - $87,336  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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About This Company

3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85017


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Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make $48K. The greater proportion of employees (46 percent) report five to nine years of experience and bring home about $52K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Recruiters, who earn approximately $53K, closely trailed by Professors (around $49K) and College Admissions Counselors ($42K).

Certifications and Degrees

Employees who have a Master of Business Administration (MBA) make the most here, hauling in $57K annually.


When it comes to skills, Customer Relationship Management seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of approximately $59K. Microsoft Excel also popped up often in the survey as an important skill; one in seven of employees surveyed report using it at work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Recruiting, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is scarce, with only about 44 percent receiving paid vacation and nearly one in four workers receiving sick leave. The vast majority of workers report contributing to a 401(k). The greater part of workers can count on health insurance, and a solid majority of workers have dental coverage as a benefit. The company also dishes out perks such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.

Key Stats for Grand Canyon University


57 %
43 %
$36,460 - $55,794
$38,432 - $60,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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