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Alberta Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2017

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Published March, 2017

Alberta Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2017

Welcome to the SunshineListStats.com, where we rank employees from organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Alberta who earn over $100,000 per year, including total taxable benefits.

This year's sunshine list includes the top earners in Economic Development and Trade, including:

2017 Sunshine List: Economic Development and Trade top earners

Every year by March 31, Alberta government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, at the Economic Development and Trade 106 staffers made the list, earning a total salary of $14,245,084.72 in 2016.

At the top of the Sunshine List

Topping the list for the Economic Development and Trade was Senior Rep to the USA Gitane De Silva who brought home $285,877.28 in 2016.

Following Gitane De Silva was Deputy Minister Jason Krips, who had annual earnings of $285,877.28. AB Snr Rep for Asia Pacific Ron Hoffmann made $242,068.84, Assistant Deputy Minister Cynthia Farmer made $200,404.88 and ADM Trade&Invest Attraction Matthew Machielse round out the top-five highest paid employees with $200,404.88 for the Economic Development and Trade 2017 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2016, 17 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 67 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 17 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 3 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 2 received between $250,001 and $300,000 at the Economic Development and Trade.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 17 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 67 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 17 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 3 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 2 employees made between $250,000 to $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

Alberta first started publishing the Sunshine List in 2014 following the 2012 election of Alison Redford.

The salary and severance disclosure, makes Alberta's public sector more open and accountable to taxpayers. The act requires organizations that receive public funding from the Province of Alberta to make public the names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of employees paid $100,000 or more in the previous calendar year.