Sunshine List Out For 2018

Over $19 million was the cost of salaries to the government in 2018

The Province has released the latest Sunshine List for 2018.

The list has the salaries of Ontario Public Service and broader public sector employees who were paid $100,000 or more.

The total number of employees disclosed under the Act continued to grow in 2018, increasing by 19,131 employees, or 14.5%.

A large portion of the increase is attributable to the Broader Public Sector, which specifically saw an increase of 17,792 employees disclosed, or 15.4% in 2018.

In addition, the data shows that the number of employees earning more than $100,000 at the agencies that make up Ontario Health has grown from 138 in 2003 to 1,469 in 2018, a 964.5% increase.

You can view the list by clicking here

  • The total salaries cost to the government was $19,207,224,624 in 2018, a 14.1% increase from the previous year
  • The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act requires most organizations that receive public funding from Ontario to disclose annually the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.
  • The Public Sector Salary Disclosure Act applies to the provincial government, Crown agencies and corporations, Ontario Power Generation and subsidiaries, publicly-funded organizations such as hospitals, municipalities, school boards, universities and colleges, and not-for-profit organizations that meet a funding threshold.