British Columbia Sunshine List 2017

Searchable database of the British Columbia public sector employees who earned more than 125,000 in 2016.

Salary Name Employer
$876,019.00
earned in 2016
Thomas Bechard Powerex - Subsidiary of BC Hydro
$576,054.00
earned in 2016
Arvind Gupta University of British Columbia
$499,251.00
earned in 2016
Brenda Leong BC Securities Commission
$489,534.00
earned in 2016
Chris O'Riley BC Hydro
$489,111.00
earned in 2016
Jessica McDonald BC Hydro
$478,908.00
earned in 2016
Andrew Petter Simon Fraser University
$470,945.00
earned in 2016
Teresa Conway Powerex - Subsidiary of BC Hydro
$432,878.00
earned in 2016
Greg Reimer BC Hydro
$420,854.00
earned in 2016
Robert Halpenny Interior Health Authority
$407,702.00
earned in 2016
Jamie Cassels University of Victoria
$407,347.00
earned in 2016
Diana Miles WorkSafeBC
$406,026.00
earned in 2016
Geri Prior Insurance Corporation of BC
$403,451.00
earned in 2016
Brendan Carr Vancouver Island Health Authority
$403,179.00
earned in 2016
Mark Blucher Insurance Corporation of BC
$401,879.00
earned in 2016
Cheryl Yaremko BC Hydro
$401,767.00
earned in 2016
Carl Roy Provincial Health Services Authority
$396,279.00
earned in 2016
Mary Ackenhusen Vancouver Coastal Health Authority
$394,324.00
earned in 2016
Jim Lightbody BC Lottery Corporation
$389,503.00
earned in 2016
Paul Bourque BC Securities Commission
$383,277.00
earned in 2016
Edward Bates WorkSafeBC
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Published March, 2017

British Columbia Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2017

Welcome to the SunshineListStats.com, where we rank employees from organizations that received public funding from the Province of British Columbia who earn over 125,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

This year's sunshine list includes the top earners in British Columbia, including:

2017 Sunshine List: top earners

Every year by March 31, British Columbia government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, British Columbia 463 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $96,280,810.00 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 employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2016, 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 , and 107 received over $300,000 at British Columbia.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 8 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 29 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 192 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 82 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 45 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 107 employees made between More than $300,000

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.

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.