Associate Professors earn the highest median pay at around $83K per year, followed by Assistant Professors ($72K), Nursing Instructors ($71K), and College Admissions Counselors ($41K). Among the lower-paid positions at Grand Canyon University are Athletic Coachs — the median salary for this role approaches about $30K.
Years of Experience
For those with five to nine years of experience, average earnings amount to approximately $45K annually. Overall, the greater share of Grand Canyon University folks have one to four years of experience and earn an average around $41K per year.
Residents of Albuquerque, N.M. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is approximately $70K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz. (about $51K) and Tempe, Ariz. ($40K). By state, Grand Canyon University pays its New Mexico employees the most; the pay rate there is $70K per year.
Certifications and Degrees
Registered Nurses have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at $74K annually. Basic Life Support Specialists with credentials can live quite comfortably; median salaries come in at approximately $71K per year. Grand Canyon University provides the highest financial reward to those with a Master of Science (MS) — these employees rake in about $93K annually.
When it comes to skills, employees who report Operations Management among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $93K per year. Folks here also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication; on the survey, a little less than a fifth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Microsoft Office, Customer Service, and Project Management round out the set of key employee skills.
Benefits and Perks
Just one in eight workers receive paid time off. A majority of respondents participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Perks cover health insurance for a strong majority of survey participants and dental coverage for a majority of survey participants. Grand Canyon University also dishes out privileges such as tuition reimbursement, life insurance, and a company cell phone.