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
$259,443.00 Bradley Desmarais British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$257,198.00 Dianne Turner British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$255,947.00 Connie Fair British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$255,860.00 Lorcan O'Melinn British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$255,084.00 Michael McMillan British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$254,502.00 Dan Maxwell British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$254,168.00 Cathay Sousa British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$253,823.00 John Hinze British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$252,574.00 Paul Winwood British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$251,864.00 Mary Procter British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$251,322.00 Gina Niccoli-Moen British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$250,127.00 Chris Kennedy British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$249,079.00 Mark Liedemann British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$248,221.00 Michael Houle British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$247,099.00 Ken Burt British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$245,681.00 John Blain British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$245,492.00 R. Blain Lawson British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$244,950.00 Janette Lyons British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$243,437.00 Rehana Din British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$243,309.00 Frank Wszelaki 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