Ontario Sunshine List 2018

Searchable database of the Ontario public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2017.

Salary Name Position
$405,642.06
earned in 2017
Tiff Macklem Dean, Rotman School of Management
University of Toronto
$404,960.49
earned in 2017
Manfred Schneider Associate Professor and Associate Director, Master of Forensic Accounting, Department of Management
University of Toronto
$404,803.50
earned in 2017
Richard Florida Academic Director, Martin Prosperity Institute and Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy
University of Toronto
$404,094.45
earned in 2017
Kevin Clinton Vice President, Investment Counsel / Vice-président, Conseils en placements
Ontario Public Service Pension Board (Ontario Pension Board) / Commission Du Régime De Retraite Des Fonctionnaires De L'Ontario (Commision Du Régime De Retraite De L'Ontario)
$403,480.01
earned in 2017
Daniel Cass Vice President Medical
Providence St . Joseph ' S And St . Michael's Healthcare
$403,449.80
earned in 2017
Padraig Warde Deputy Chief: Radiation Oncology
University Health Network
$403,373.56
earned in 2017
David Soberman Professor of Marketing
University of Toronto
$403,314.08
earned in 2017
Gaetan Tardif Director, Med Prog/Phys In Chief
University Health Network
$402,073.99
earned in 2017
Michael Young Executive Vice President, Chief Administration Executive
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
$402,028.41
earned in 2017
Josephine Butler Vice President, Market and Resource Development / Vice,président, Développement des marchés et des ressources
Independent Electricity System Operator / Opérateur Indépendant De Réseau D'Électricité
$401,478.45
earned in 2017
Malcolm Moffat Executive Vice President, Programs
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
$400,824.43
earned in 2017
Ralph Meyer Vice President, Oncology and Palliative Care and Regional Vice President, Cancer Care Ontario
Hamilton Health Sciences
$400,028.35
earned in 2017
Stanley Zlotkin Chief, Global Child Health
The Hospital For Sick Children
$400,000.12
earned in 2017
John Yip President and Chief Executive Officer
Kensington Health Centre
$400,000.12
earned in 2017
Michael Scheinert President and Chief Executive Officer
Circle of Home Care Services (Toronto)
$399,999.96
earned in 2017
Feridun Hamdullahpur President
University of Waterloo
$399,499.96
earned in 2017
David Walker Executive Director and Associate Dean, Professor, Stauffer-Dunning Chair
Queen's University
$399,226.45
earned in 2017
Johnathan M. Bartlett Director and Senior Principal Investigator
Ontario Institute For Cancer Research
$398,489.72
earned in 2017
Peter Ricketts Faculty Member
Carleton University
$397,095.31
earned in 2017
Lionel Trevor Young Professor, Psychiatry and Dean
University of Toronto
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Published March, 2018

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2018

Welcome to the SunshineListStats.com, where we rank employees from organizations that received public funding from the Province of Ontario who earn over $100,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

This year's sunshine list includes the top earners in Ontario, including:

2018 Sunshine List: top earners

Every year by March 31, Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, Ontario 131,909 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $16,834,509,504.29 in 2017.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for Ontario was President and Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Lyash who brought home $1,554,456.95 in 2017.

Following Jeffrey Lyash was President and Chief Investment Officer, University of Toronto Asset Management Corporation Daren Smith, who had annual earnings of $936,089.48. Nuclear President and Chief Nuclear Officer Glenn Jager made $858,445.43, President and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Bruce Campbell made $749,862.59 and President and Chief Executive Officer / Président et chef de la direction Mark Fuller round out the top-five highest paid employees with $745,211.84 for the Ontario 2018 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2017, 48,973 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 62,001 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 15,021 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 3,734 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 1,286 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 894 received over $300,000 at Ontario.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 48,973 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 62,001 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 15,021 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 3,734 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 1,286 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 894 employees made between More than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2018 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2018 Employees List. If you wish to analyse the list by employer go to Sunshine List 2018 Employers List.

Sunshine List Resources

Here are the Frequently Asked Questions about the Ontario Sunshine List.

The Ontario Sunshine List is the Ministry of Finance's listing of salary, benefits, and severance information. The Ontario Sunshine List is the province's annual list of public sector employees and publicly-funded agency employees paid more than $100,000 annually. For a complete list of names go to SunhineListStats.com

In 1996 the Ontario Sunshine List began as a way to ensure accountability to taxpayers through Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act. The annual list of public sector employees who earn over $100,000,000 per year or greater.

In 2021 Kenneth Hartwick, the Chief Executive Officer of Ontario Power Generation, led the pack by making $1,628,246. Interestingly, Ontario Power Generation employees made up the top four positions of the highest earners on the Sunshine List.

SunhineListStats.com aims to spotlight government spending and public funding to create awareness of where your money is being spent as a taxpayer. It lets taxpayers compare the performance of an organization with the compensation given to the people running it.

No, the Ontario Sunshine List does not include non-taxable benefits such as pension costs. The Sunshine List includes salaries and taxable benefits.

The Ontario Sunshine List is calculated by using a list of taxable salary, benefits, and severance information.

Yes, the Sunshine List does include bonuses, salaries, overtime, severances, and benefits.

In Ontario, teachers make a salary between $51,263 and $94,612 per year in 2021.

Toronto mayor John Tory made $202,949.20 per year in 2021, according to the Ministry of Finance's Ontario Sunshine List public sector salary disclosure.

Every year Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants, which includes nurses, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, with six-figure salaries. In Ontario, 244,390 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $30,240,295,606.44 (more than thirty billion) in 2021.

In 2021 there were approximately 244,00 people on the Sunshine List making more than $100,000,000 per year. This is an increase of approximately 19% or 39,000 people over the 2020 Sunshine List.

The Ontario Sunshine List aims to shed light on government expenditures. The Sunshine List also helps the Ministry of Finance identify public sector employees who earn over $100,000,000 in salary and above.

Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act aims to provide transparency to taxpayers and accountability to the Ontario government regarding hiring practices. Public sector employees earn over $100,000,000 annually, so taxpayers are naturally interested in how and where their money is being spent. The Ontario Sunshine List is a resource to give taxpayers insight into the use of public funds.

Ontario's Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act aims to provide transparency to taxpayers and accountability to the Ontario government regarding hiring practices. Public sector employees earn over $100,000,000 annually, so taxpayers are naturally interested in how and where their money is being spent. The Ontario Sunshine List is a resource to give taxpayers insight into the use of public funds.

Yes, the Ontario Sunshine List includes bonuses as these are taxable benefits.

The $100,000,000 annual income is calculated before taxes. If these public sector employees are paid $100,000,000 or more, then the total of these taxable benefits has to be disclosed.

Doug Ford made $208,974.00 in 2021, although the average range for public sector employees in this category on the Sunshine List is $100,000,000 to $180,000 annually.

In 2021 the adjusted inflation rate of 3.36% inflation brought the Sunshine List threshold to $159,300.