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Average Salary for Grand Canyon University Employees

Operating out of Phoenix, Arizona, Grand Canyon University employs talent in positions ranging from Professor to College Admissions Counselor. Employees at Grand Canyon University make $50K per year on average. Your experience level primarily drives compensation; however, your role at the company is also reported as a secondary influence on salary at Grand Canyon University. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

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)
$31,832 - $55,317  
[-]Admissions Counselor (College/University) (3)
Salary$32,892 - $53,122  
Total Pay$31,832 - $55,317  
[+]Recruiter (2)
$32,782 - $73,878  
[+]Recruiter (2)
Salary$33,886 - $70,642  
Total Pay$32,782 - $73,878  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
$35,206 - $85,759  
[+]Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education (2)
Salary$35,428 - $86,680  
Total Pay$35,206 - $85,759  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Grand Canyon University Details

3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85017


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Years of Experience

For those with one to four years of experience, paychecks typically reach about $48K. By and large, the biggest segment of Grand Canyon University's workforce (44 percent) have been working for five to nine years and take home $52K annually.


Nearing the top of the pay scale are Recruiters, Professors, and College Admissions Counselors; while the first receives the highest median pay at approximately $53K, the other salaries come in at $49K and $42K, respectively.

Certifications and Degrees

Grand Canyon University compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at around $57K per year.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relationship Management ; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of $59K. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Microsoft Excel; around a seventh deem it necessary for work. Other skills in demand are Microsoft Office, Recruiting, and Counseling.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is hard to come by at Grand Canyon University; the company rewards only 44 percent with paid vacation time and only one in four workers with sick leave. Almost all workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A strong majority of workers report having health insurance, and the greater part of workers report having dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a subsidized cell phone, and gym membership.

Key Stats

56 %
44 %
$36,346 - $56,460
$38,432 - $60,000
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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