Ontario Sunshine List 2022

Ontario has released its 2022 Sunshine List of public sector employees who earned more than $100,000 in 2021.

Salary Name Position
$464,423.70
earned in 2021
Jane Merkley Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Sinai Health System
$463,903.76
earned in 2021
Sonya Canzian Executive Vice President Clinical Programs and Chief Nursing and Health Professions Officer
Unity Health Toronto
$463,598.40
earned in 2021
Elspeth E, W Mctavish Associate Medical Officer of Health
Regional Municipality Of Durham
$461,993.60
earned in 2021
Rima Al-Awar Head, Therapeutic Innovation and Drug Discovery
Ontario Institute For Cancer Research
$460,931.20
earned in 2021
A.Keith Stewart Vice President
University Health Network
$460,518.57
earned in 2021
Tom Bell President and Chief Executive Officer/Président-directeur général
Workplace Safety And Insurance Board
$460,102.65
earned in 2021
Michael Salter Senior Scientist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$459,629.30
earned in 2021
Ricardo Faingold Radiologist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$459,333.64
earned in 2021
Dirk Huyer Chief Coroner
Solicitor General
$458,934.78
earned in 2021
Winifred Doyle Interim Chief Executive Officer, St. Joseph's Health System
St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton
$457,810.32
earned in 2021
Glen Whyte Professor of Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management
University Of Toronto
$457,601.24
earned in 2021
Ronald Gagnon President and Chief Executive Officer
Grand River Hospital Corporation
$457,369.50
earned in 2021
Martin Offringa Senior Scientist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$457,013.15
earned in 2021
Mustafa Hirji Commissioner Public Health Ministry of Health
Regional Municipality Of Niagara
$455,726.00
earned in 2021
Pradeep Krishnan Radiologist
The Hospital For Sick Children
$455,610.76
earned in 2021
Sam Marafioti Vice President Information Services
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
$455,000.04
earned in 2021
Anthony Dale President and Chief Executive Officer
Ontario Hospital Association
$454,527.66
earned in 2021
Partha Sarathy Mohanram Professor of Accounting
University Of Toronto
$454,461.04
earned in 2021
William Strange Professor of Economic Analysis and Policy
University Of Toronto
$452,940.42
earned in 2021
Susan Christoffersen Professor of Finance
University Of Toronto
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Published March, 2022

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2022

Welcome to the SunshineListStats.com, where we rank employees from organizations that receive 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:

2022 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 244,379 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $30,239,152,409.80 in 2021.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for Ontario was President and Chief Executive Officer Kenneth Hartwick who brought home $1,628,246.00 in 2021.

Following Kenneth Hartwick was Chief Strategy Officer Dominique Miniere, who had annual earnings of $1,523,518.84. Chief Operations Officer and Chief Nuclear Officer Sean Granville made $1,064,429.42, Chief Projects Officer Michael Martelli made $1,010,834.05 and President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Smith round out the top-five highest paid employees with $845,092.20 for the Ontario 2022 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2021, 115,817 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 96,787 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 22,354 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 6,274 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 1,457 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 1,690 received over $300,000 at Ontario.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 115,817 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 96,787 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 22,354 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 6,274 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 1,457 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 1,690 employees made between More than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2022 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2022 Employees List. If you wish to analyse the list by employer go to Sunshine List 2022 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 $100,00 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 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 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 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 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 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 annual income is calculated before taxes. If these public sector employees are paid $100,000 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 to $180,000 annually.

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