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Ontario Public Sector Salary Disclosure - Sunshine List 2020

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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, 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 Attorney General, including:

2020 Ontario Sunshine List: Attorney General Top Earners

Every year, the Ontario government publishes its annual Sunshine List of public sector servants with six-figure salaries. According to the document, Attorney General's 2,196 staffers made the Sunshine List, earning total compensation of $388,701,511.35 in 2019.

At the top of the Attorney General Sunshine List

Topping the list for the Attorney General was Deputy Attorney General Paul Boniferro, who brought home $458,630.96 in 2019.

Following Paul Boniferro was Crown Attorney Natalino Bernardon, with annual earnings of $338,506.37. Assistant Crown Attorney Linda Elliott made $268,641.98, Assistant Deputy Attorney General, Civil Law Division Michel Helie made $262,299.54, and Research Counsel Roman Komar round out the top-five highest-paid employees with $258,045.24 for the Attorney General 2020 Sunshine List.

Breaking down the numbers

Among employees who received more than six-figure salaries in 2019, 319 received earnings between $100,000 and $110,000 followed by 513 who received between $110,001 and $150,000 , 329 received between $150,001 and $200,000 , 1,028 received between $200,001 and $250,000 , 5 received between $250,001 and $300,000 , and 2 received over $300,000 at the Attorney General.

  • Salary breakdown
  • 319 employees made between $100,000 to $110,000
  • 513 employees made between $110,000 to $150,000
  • 329 employees made between $150,000 to $200,000
  • 1,028 employees made between $200,000 to $250,000
  • 5 employees made between $250,000 to $300,000
  • 2 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.