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Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2023

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    Published March 2023

    Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2023

    The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act, 1996 makes Ontario’s public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Ontario to make public, by March 31 each year, the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.

    At, we rank employees from organizations that received public funding from the Province of Ontario and earn over $100,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

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

    2023 Ontario Sunshine List: McMaster University Top Earners

    Every year, the Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, McMaster University's 1,536 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $256,238,810.32 in 2022.

    At the top of the McMaster University Sunshine List

    Topping the list for the McMaster University was Professor Salim Yusuf, who brought home $497,410.26 in 2022.

    Following Salim Yusuf was Professor Mohit Bhandari, with annual earnings of $485,661.52. Associate Professor Claudia Emerson made $461,034.75, Dean and Vice President (Health Sciences) / Professor Paul O’Byrne made $447,166.46, and Professor John Kelton round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $415,783.56 for the McMaster University 2023 Sunshine List.

    Breaking down the numbers

    Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2022, 202 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 496 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 467 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 279 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 49 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 43 received over $300,000 at the McMaster University.

    • Salary breakdown
    • 202 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
    • 496 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
    • 467 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
    • 279 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
    • 49 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
    • 43 employees made more than $300,000

    For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2023 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2023 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2023 Employers List.