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.

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.

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
$876,019.00 Thomas Bechard British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$576,054.00 Arvind Gupta British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$499,251.00 Brenda Leong British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$489,534.00 Chris O'Riley British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$489,111.00 Jessica McDonald British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$478,908.00 Andrew Petter British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$470,945.00 Teresa Conway British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$432,878.00 Greg Reimer British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$420,854.00 Robert Halpenny British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$407,702.00 Jamie Cassels British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$407,347.00 Diana Miles British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$406,026.00 Geri Prior British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$403,451.00 Brendan Carr British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$403,179.00 Mark Blucher British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$401,879.00 Cheryl Yaremko British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$401,767.00 Carl Roy British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$396,279.00 Mary Ackenhusen British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$394,324.00 Jim Lightbody British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$389,503.00 Paul Bourque British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
$383,277.00 Edward Bates British Columbia does not provide the position. Differently from Ontario and Alberta 2017
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All information presented in this website is based exclusively off the publicly released Sunshine Lists available for download by the Government of each province: Ontario | British Columbia | Alberta