James Orbinski
Salary: $421,493.68
Year: 2021
Position: Professor / Director
Employer: York University
Category of Employment: Universities
Year Salary Benefits Position
2021 $421,493.68 $1,065.36 Professor / Director
2020 $420,042.52 $1,057.56 Professor
2019 $414,547.96 $1,104.16 Professor
2018 $392,124.44 $1,228.56 Professor
2017 $130,081.00 $409.52 Professor / Director Organized Research Unit
Published March 2020

Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2020

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 SunshineListStats.com, 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 York University, including:

2020 Ontario Sunshine List: York 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, York University's 1,850 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $296,210,773.94 in 2019.

At the top of the York University Sunshine List

Topping the list for the York University was Dean / Professor Dezso Horvath, who brought home $550,465.44 in 2019.

Following Dezso Horvath was President and Vice Chancellor / Professor Rhonda L. Lenton, with annual earnings of $490,000.04. Professor James Orbinski made $414,547.96, Managing Director Schulich Executive Education Centre Rami Mayer made $402,400.38, and Professor Steven Hoffman round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $398,803.75 for the York University 2020 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2019, 194 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 674 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 708 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 185 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 60 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 29 received over $300,000 at the York University.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 194 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 674 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 708 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 185 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 60 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 29 employees made more than $300,000

For a complete list of public sector employees who made the 2020 Sunshine List, go to Sunshine List 2020 Employees List. If you wish to analyze the list by the employer, go to Sunshine List 2020 Employers List.