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.

In this page

Eleanor Abaya

Share this page

Eleanor Abaya served as the Director of Communications at Lakehead University in 2011, received an annual salary of $117,439.21 and a taxable benefit of $430.20, as indicated by the Government of Ontario's Sunshine list. Eleanor has held the same position since 2009 has been receiving six-figure yearly compensation.


Total paid in 2011




Taxable Benefit

Gender: Female
Very high confidence

LinkedIn Logo Find Eleanor on LinkedIn

Job Title :   Director of Communications
Employer :   Lakehead University
Sector :   Universities
Year :   2011

Comparing peers in identical roles within the organization

Low: $118K Avg: $118K High: $118K

Comparison with other individuals in similar positions in Ontario

Low: $100K Avg: $128K High: $211K
Bottom 90% Below Average Above Average Top 10%

Between 2007 and 2011, Eleanor experienced an average annual increase of approximately 3.10% in annual salary, including taxable benefits at Lakehead University. By 2011, Eleanor's total pay had risen by 13.00% compared to the pay in 2007. Notably, during Eleanor's tenure as Director of Communications, there has been a significant 5.65% rise in compensation over the past 2 years. Additional information can be found in the chart and table presented below.

Yearly Total Paid

Year Job Title Salary Taxable Benefit Raise
2011 Director of Communications $117,439 $430 1.90%
2010 Director of Communications $114,797 $873 3.68%
2009 Director of Communications $110,714 $851 3.40%
2008 Director, Communications $106,629 $1,273 3.44%
2007 Director, Communications $101,680 $2,633

The 2011 Sunshine List has employee who held exactly same position title ( Director of Communications ) in the Lakehead University.

Full Name Salary Taxable Benefit
Eleanor Abaya $117,439 $430

The 2011 Sunshine List has 185 employees who held comparable positions in Ontario.

10 out of 185 employees

Full Name Job Title Employer Total Paid
Robin Roopchan Director, Investor Relations And Financial Communications Ontario Power Generation $210,672
William Kennedy Executive Director, Corporate Communications Liquor Control Board of Ontario $195,382
Bernita Kiefte Executive Director, Marketing And Communications Art Gallery of Ontario $182,358
Mary Lou Sawyer Director, Employee Communications Ontario Power Generation $179,511
Suzanne Cowan Managing Director, Communications And Stakeholder Relations Ontario Energy Board $176,891
Terry Tilleczek Director, Communications And Community Engagement Local Health Integration Network - North East $175,590
Brian Lesser Director, Computing And Communications Services Ryerson University $171,919
Brian Woodland Director, Communications And Community Relations Support Staff Peel District School Board $168,447
Daffyd Roderick Director Corporate Communications Hydro One $166,959
Susan Bloch-nevitte Executive Director, Communications Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario $164,788