The Ontario Sunshine List - Public Sector Salary Disclosure

The names, positions, salaries and total taxable benefits of public sector employees paid $100,000 or more in a calendar year.

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David W. Abbott served as the Director, Public Affairs at Ontario Power Generation in 2009, received an annual salary of $130,282.03 and a taxable benefit of $218.90, as indicated by the Government of Ontario's Sunshine list. David W. has held the same position since 2005 has been receiving six-figure yearly compensation.


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Job Title :   Director, Public Affairs
Employer :   Ontario Power Generation
Sector :   Ontario Power Generation
Year :   2009

Comparing peers in identical roles within the organization

Low: $114K Avg: $144K High: $171K

Comparison with other individuals in similar positions in Ontario

Low: $108K Avg: $137K High: $231K
Bottom 90% Below Average Above Average Top 10%

Between 2001 and 2009, David W. experienced an average annual increase of approximately 1.31% in annual salary, including taxable benefits at Ontario Power Generation. By 2009, David W.'s total pay had risen by 5.88% compared to the pay in 2001. Notably, during David W.'s tenure as Director, Public Affairs, there has been a significant 7.34% decline in compensation over the past 4 years. Additional information can be found in the chart and table presented below.

Yearly Total Paid

Year Job Title Salary Taxable Benefit Raise
2009 Director, Public Affairs $130,282 $219 -7.34%
2005 Director, Public Affairs $140,498 $345 0.75%
2004 Dir., Public Affairs $139,486 $309 10.29%
2003 Senior Manager, Communications $126,482 $275 -0.69%
2002 Senior Manager, Communications $127,327 $312 3.56%
2001 Senior Manager, Communications $122,997 $259

The 2009 Sunshine List has 5 employees who held exactly same position title ( Director, Public Affairs ) in the Ontario Power Generation.

Full Name Salary Taxable Benefit
David W. Abbott $130,282 $219
Jacqueline M. Hoornweg $167,005 $737
Bill Mckinlay $135,936 $803
Katherine A. Nosich $114,446 $0
Bob Osborne $169,861 $1,098

The 2009 Sunshine List has 31 employees who held comparable positions in Ontario.

10 out of 31 employees

Full Name Job Title Employer Total Paid
Wendy Dey Director, Communications And Public Affairs Ontario Securities Commission $230,944
Bob Osborne Director, Public Affairs Ontario Power Generation $170,959
Susan Bloch-nevitte Executive Director, Public Affairs Art Gallery of Ontario $168,132
Jacqueline M. Hoornweg Director, Public Affairs Ontario Power Generation $167,743
Gary Chalk Executive Director, Public Affairs And Development Brant Community Healthcare System $157,566
Charles Cunningham Director, Communication And Public Affairs University of Guelph $156,844
Christa Haanstra Senior Director, Communications And Public Affairs Bloorview Kids Rehab $152,419
Sandra Cruickshanks Director, Communications And Public Affairs Ontario Trillium Foundation $157,677
Martin Ship Director, Corporate Policy And Public Affairs Financial Services Commission $140,839
Jacqui Tam Director, Public Affairs Wilfrid Laurier University $140,993