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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 University Of Waterloo, including:

2023 Ontario Sunshine List: University Of Waterloo Top Earners

Every year, the Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, University Of Waterloo's 1,903 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $304,719,234.21 in 2022.

At the top of the University Of Waterloo Sunshine List

Topping the list for the University Of Waterloo was President Emeritus Feridun Hamdullahpur, who brought home $473,446.56 in 2022.

Following Feridun Hamdullahpur was President Vivek Goel, with annual earnings of $473,446.56. Professor Raymond Laflamme made $349,949.70, Associate Professor Steve Fortin made $332,563.80, and Professor David D. Cory round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $327,936.48 for the University Of Waterloo 2023 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2022, 255 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 682 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 585 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 315 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 51 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 15 received over $300,000 at the University Of Waterloo.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 255 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 682 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 585 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 315 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 51 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 15 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.