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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Donald E. Abelson

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Donald E. Abelson served as the Professor at University of Western Ontario in 2009, received an annual salary of $188,263.14 and a taxable benefit of $114.20, as indicated by the Government of Ontario's Sunshine list.


Total paid in 2009




Taxable Benefit

Gender: Male
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Job Title :   Professor
Employer :   University of Western Ontario
Sector :   Universities
Year :   2009

Comparing peers in identical roles within the organization

Low: $102K Avg: $144K High: $305K

Comparison with other individuals in similar positions in Ontario

Low: $100K Avg: $133K High: $448K
Bottom 90% Below Average Above Average Top 10%

Between 2004 and 2009, Donald E. experienced an average annual increase of approximately 25.49% in annual salary, including taxable benefits at University of Western Ontario. By 2009, Donald E.'s total pay had risen by 87.51% compared to the pay in 2004. Additional information can be found in the chart and table presented below.

Yearly Total Paid

Year Job Title Salary Taxable Benefit Raise
2009 Professor $188,263 $114 59.31%
2006 Professor $118,125 $118 4.08%
2005 Professor $113,487 $121 13.09%
2004 Professor $100,352 $110

The 2009 Sunshine List has 350 employees who held exactly same position title ( Professor ) in the University of Western Ontario.

10 out of 350 employees

Full Name Salary Taxable Benefit
George Athanassakos $276,023 $114
Pratima (tima) Bansal $259,473 $114
Jerry J. Battista $199,561 $114
Paul W. Beamish $268,582 $114
Peter Bell $265,525 $78
Franco Berruti $212,163 $114
David Conklin $211,601 $39
Mary Crossan $210,700 $114
Niraj Dawar $219,600 $114
Aaron Fenster $228,718 $114

The 2009 Sunshine List has 9770 employees who held comparable positions in Ontario.

10 out of 9770 employees

Full Name Job Title Employer Total Paid
Susan Apostle-clark Full Professor Trent University $448,423
Dezso Horvath Professor / Dean York University $419,778
John Hull Professor of Finance University of Toronto $415,455
Jacques Bradwejn Professor University of Ottawa $382,893
Catharine Isobel Whiteside Professor, Medicine, Dean, Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto $394,160
Glen Whyte Professor of Organizational Behavior University of Toronto $368,833
Thomas Mccurdy Professor of Finance, Director (Finance Lab) And Chair University of Toronto $368,383
David M. C. Walker Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences And Professor, Emergency Medicine Queen’s University $365,530
William Strange Professor of Business Economics University of Toronto $360,500
David M. Saunders Dean, School of Business And Professor, School of Business Queen’s University $356,866