Canada’s highest paid CEOs have already earned more in 2013 than average worker earns all year

January 2, 2013

For Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs, the rewards start clocking in very early into the New Year.

By 1:18pm on January 2, the first official working day of the year, Canada’s top 100 CEOs will have already pocketed $45,448. It takes the average Canadian an entire year of full-time work to earn that.

This factsheet, Overcompensating: Executive Pay in Canada, highlights some key numbers around executive pay in Canada and also includes a list of Canada’s highest paid 100 CEOs.

You can also visit our pay clock, The Clash for the Cash: CEO vs. Average Joe, to find out just how much the average worker and top CEO have earned so far.