2017 Sunshine List: top earners

Every year British Columbia government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants, which includes nurses, teachers, police officers, and firefighters, with six-figure salaries. In British Columbia, 423 staffers made the list this year, earning a total salary of $94,211,536.00 in 2016.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for British Columbia was Thomas Bechard who brought home $876,019.00 in 2016.

Following Thomas Bechard was Arvind Gupta, who had annual earnings of $576,054.00. Brenda Leong made $499,251.00, Chris O'Riley made $489,534.00 and Jessica McDonald round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $489,111.00 for the British Columbia 2017 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among the 423 British Columbia's employees, who received more than six-figure salaries 8 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 29 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 192 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 82 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 45 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , 67 received over $300,000 at British Columbia.

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 British Columbia who made the 2017 Sunshine List


Total result: 463

SALARY NAME POSITION YEAR
$290,629.00 John Johnston British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$289,751.00 Teresa Mitchell-Banks British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$288,842.00 Nick Foster British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$288,799.00 Donna Lommer British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$286,867.00 Amit Budhwar British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$284,810.00 Mike MacDougall British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$284,615.00 Scott Robinson British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$282,843.00 Vivian Eliopoulos British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$281,512.00 David Byres British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$280,340.00 Peter Goldthorpe British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$278,216.00 Kathryn MacNeil British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$276,185.00 Amanda Farrell British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$275,422.00 Carmen Charette British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$274,939.00 David Castle British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$270,877.00 Peter Brady British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$268,366.00 Lynette DuJohn British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$263,605.00 Ron Carere British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$261,709.00 Michael Flanigan British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$261,565.00 Ron Burnett British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$260,963.00 Mark Benton, QC British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
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The Sunshine List

In British Columbia, organizations defined by the Public Sector Employers Act are statutorily required to disclose all compensation that is paid to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and the next four highest ranking or highest paid executives with decision-making authority earning an annualized base salary of $125,000 or more during a fiscal 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