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 Adjunct Professor. Grand Canyon University pays its employees $45K annually on average. For the most part, employee paychecks at Grand Canyon University fluctuate depending on your job title; how long you've been working and your city also matter, but to a lesser degree. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Grand Canyon University Median Salary by Job


Admissions Counselor (College/University)
6 profiles

Adjunct Professor
4 profiles

Athletic Coach
2 profiles

United States (change)

Assistant Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
2 profiles

Associate Professor, Postsecondary / Higher Education
2 profiles

Nursing Instructor
2 profiles

Account Executive
2 profiles

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  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
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About This Company

3300 W. Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85017


Source: Freebase


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.

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Key Stats for Grand Canyon University


44 %
56 %
$28,337 - $76,471
$23,489 - $83,202

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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