Bing (Esther) Zhou
Salary: $129,621.70
Year: 2020
Position: Director, Finance
Category of Employment: Hospitals & Boards of Public Health
Year Salary Benefits Position
2020 $129,621.70 $170.40 Director, Finance
2019 $101,439.91 $97.44 Director, Finance
Published March 2021

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2021

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 Health Network, including:

  • Highest salaries in the Sunshine List 2021 at University Health Network
  • President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Executive Vice President
  • Surgeon-In-Chief
  • Director, Radiation Medicine
  • Executive Vice President

2021 Ontario Sunshine List: University Health Network 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 Health Network's 1,706 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $212,263,582.06 in 2020.

At the top of the University Health Network Sunshine List

Topping the list for the University Health Network was President and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Smith, who brought home $844,992.20 in 2020.

Following Kevin Smith was Executive Vice President Brian D. Hodges, with annual earnings of $526,013.88. Surgeon-In-Chief Shaf Keshavjee made $515,653.40, Director, Radiation Medicine Fei-Fei Liu made $450,105.12, and Executive Vice President Brad Wouters round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $445,107.50 for the University Health Network 2021 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2020, 913 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 615 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 86 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 23 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 10 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 59 received over $300,000 at the University Health Network.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 913 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 615 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 86 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 23 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 10 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 59 employees made more than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2021 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2021 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2021 Employers List.