2017 Sunshine List: top earners

Every year Alberta government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants, which includes nurses, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, with six-figure salaries. In Alberta, 3,551 staffers made the list this year, earning a total salary of $465,756,498.00 in 2016.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for Alberta was Assist Chief Medical Examiner Tera Jones who brought home $383,143.00 in 2016.

Following Tera Jones was Assist Chief Medical Examiner Bamidele Adeagbo, who had annual earnings of $383,143.00. Asst Chief Med. Examiner Bernard Bannach made $383,143.00, Deputy Chief Med Examiner Elizabeth Brooks-Lim made $383,143.00 and Assist Chief Medical Examiner Mitchell Weinberg round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $383,018.00 for the Alberta 2017 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among the 3,551 Alberta's employees, who received more than six-figure salaries 985 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 1,841 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 639 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 54 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 16 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , 16 received over $300,000 at Alberta.

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2017 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2017 Employees List. If you wish to analyse the list by employer go to Sunshine List 2017 Employers List.

Complete list of employees in Alberta who made the 2017 Sunshine List


Total result: 3,553

SALARY NAME POSITION YEAR
$220,445.00 Lowell Epp ADM, Treasury Management
Treasury Board and Finance
2017
$216,755.00 Darwin Bozek Controller
Treasury Board and Finance
2017
$213,123.00 Bill Sweeney Senior Asst. Deputy Minister
Justice and Solicitor General
2017
$212,429.00 Peter J Pagano Chief Legislative Counsel
Justice and Solicitor General
2017
$212,300.00 Frank Bosscha ADM, Legal Services
Justice and Solicitor General
2017
$211,985.00 Denise Perret Assistant Deputy Minister
Health
2017
$208,174.00 Daniel Stadlwieser Chief Internal Auditor
Treasury Board and Finance
2017
$207,741.00 Andre Paul Tremblay Deputy Secretary to Cabinet
Executive Council
2017
$205,076.00 Peter Dobbie Farmers' Advocate
Agriculture and Forestry
2017
$203,558.00 Susan Borsic-Drummond Case Management Counsel
Justice and Solicitor General
2017
$201,205.00 Eric John Tolppanen Assistant Deputy Minister
Justice and Solicitor General
2017
$200,865.00 Deborah E. Prowse Health Advocate
Health
2017
$200,405.00 Shaun Hammond ADM, Safety, Policy & Eng
Transportation
2017
$200,405.00 Ellen J. Hambrook ADM, SLS
Education
2017
$200,405.00 Dean Screpnek ADM Labour & Employ. Practice
Treasury Board and Finance
2017
$200,405.00 Cynthia Farmer Assistant Deputy Minister
Economic Development and Trade
2017
$200,405.00 Sandra Locke ADM, Implement Engage & Reg
Environment and Parks
2017
$200,405.00 Mary Anne Wilkinson Assistant Deputy Minister
Seniors and Housing
2017
$200,405.00 Matthew Machielse ADM Trade&Invest Attraction
Economic Development and Trade
2017
$200,405.00 Michael W Ekelund ADM, Res. Revenue & Operations
Energy
2017
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The Sunshine List

Alberta first started publishing the Sunshine List in 2014 following the 2012 election of Alison Redford.

The salary and severance disclosure, makes Alberta's public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Alberta to make public the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.

Data

All information presented in this website is based exclusively off the publicly released sunshine lsit available for download by the Government of each province: Ontario | British Columbia | Alberta