The Pay Clock: CEO vs Average Pay in Canada

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In good times and in bad, Canada's top executives are seriously power lunching. By 12:18pm on January 4, the first official working day of the year, the country's top 100 CEOs have already pocketed $48,636 — what it takes most Canadians an entire year, working full-time, to earn.*

By the end of 2014, Canada’s top 100 CEOs had pocketed an average of $8.96 million. 

At this rate, Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs make 184 times more than the average Canadian worker.

Keep an eye on our pay clock above to keep track of who's making what, and find out why CEO pay is so resilient in our report, Staying Power: CEO Pay in Canada. The report includes a list of Canada's 100 highest paid CEOs. 

*Based on 2014 CEO compensation data and the 2014 average Canadian wage. Amount displayed based on your current time zone.

January 4, 2016