Average Salary for Grand Canyon University Employees

Operating out of Phoenix, Ariz., Grand Canyon University employs talent in positions ranging from College Admissions Counselor to Assistant Professor. Compensation for Grand Canyon University employees is around $50K annually on average. Your role at the company is the biggest factor affecting pay for Grand Canyon University workers, followed by your city and how long you've been working. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

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Grand Canyon University Median Salary by Years Experience



1-4 years
28 profiles

5-9 years
18 profiles

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10-19 years
23 profiles


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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 6 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 79
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Find out more about pay at Grand Canyon University

About This Company

3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85017


Grand Canyon University pays its employees an average of $51,215 a year. Salaries at Grand Canyon University range from an average of $35,358 to $81,188 a year. Grand Canyon University employees with the job title Web Developer make the most with an average annual salary of $120,000, while employees with the title Resident Director (College / University) make the least with an average annual salary of $27,500.


Earning $71K per year on average, Nursing Instructors receive the most money, followed by Assistant Professors (around $70K), Account Executives ($60K), and Graphic Designers (approximately $48K). With salaries averaging $36K, Adjunct Professors are among the lowest paid at Grand Canyon University.


Residents of Albuquerque, N.M. pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is about $70K annually; other top-paying cities include the company's headquarter city of Phoenix, Ariz. (approximately $51K) and Tempe, Ariz. (about $40K). Across Grand Canyon University's U.S. offices, employees in the state of New Mexico earn the most, taking home around $70K per year.

Years of Experience

For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $50K annually. The greater proportion of employees (36 percent) report one to four years of experience and bring home median pay of $48K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Registered Nurse certainly has its perks — salaries approach $74K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. On average, salaries rise to $71K per year for accredited Basic Life Support Specialists. Grand Canyon University workers who hold a Master of Science (MS) are also well compensated, earning $93K on average.


The best-paying skill to have in this role appears to be Operations Management; employees who claim this ability report median compensation of approximately $82K annually. Customer Service is regularly seen around here; just under a fifth of those surveyed report it as a core competency. Employees also tend to know Oral / Verbal Communication, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only 18 percent receiving paid vacation and 9 percent receiving paid sick days. A majority of survey participants participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. Most survey participants receive health insurance, and a strong majority of respondents get dental coverage. Other privileges include tuition reimbursement, life insurance, a company cell phone, and gym membership.

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Key Stats for Grand Canyon University


48 %
52 %
$34,788 - $66,129
$33,935 - $61,935

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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