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Budget & Finance Compensation Disclosure

Compensation Disclosure

​In the interest of transparency, employee compensation information is provided below.

The Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act, sub-sections 11(1) and 11(2), encourages but does not require education bodies to disclose compensation information.

Compensation information is provided in a format that reflects the average annual salaries of our employees. Please note,  “FTE” refers to full time equivalent. An FTE is a full time job for one person. Alternatively, two or more individuals could share an FTE by each working part time. Also keep in mind that many of our salaries are based on a ten-month schedule.

Bargaining unit staff comprise approximately 98 per cent of all CBE staff. Compensation information is available for those employees through our various collective agreements. This includes salary grids for our teachers, support staff, CUPE, Trades, and exempt staff. In addition, our annual financial statements disclose the compensation paid to the Board of Trustees as well as the chief superintendent, the corporate treasurer, and the corporate secretary. 

Information is listed in order of largest employee group to smallest. Please see each collective agreement for comprehensive salary grids.

For more information on how we fund our schools, please see our 2018-19 Resource Allocation Method for Schools and our fact sheet, “where does school funding go?”.

Learn more about the Public Sector Compensation Transparency Act.

Learn more about the CBE’s budget.

Employee Group Average (Mean) FTEs* Salary Range Sample Positions ​Group Benefits
ATA Teachers $83,129.62 2835 up to $94,999.99 Teacher Sun Life 
or Blue Cross
$99,666.69 1678 $95,000.00 to $139,999.99 Teacher
Staff Association Main Body $40,933.87 1758 Up to $54,999.99 Education Assistant, Lunch Supervisor, Secretary Sun Life
or Sun Life (term specific)
$66,971.12 434 $55,000.00 to $104,999.99 Administrative Secretary, School Technology Support Specialist, Behaviour Support Worker
​$109,330.66 ​52 ​$105,000.00 to $124,999.99 ​Systems Analyst, Technical Support Analyst
ATA Administrators $98,008.65 1074 up to $104,999.99 Learning Leader, Strategist, Vice Principal Sun Life
$123,549.33 589 $105,000.00 to $154,999.99 Assistant Principal, Specialist, Consultant, Principal
CUPE $43,793.69 311 up to $54,999.99 Cleaner, Facility Operator (entry level) ​Sun Life
$​58,180.96​ ​322 ​$55,000.00 to $89,999.99  ​Facility Operator, Mechanic, Technician
Exempt $87,197.23 83 up to $104,999.99 Executive Administrative Assistant, Facility Operator Supervisor Sun Life
$117,391.27 50 $105,000.00 to $124,999.99 Supervisor, Team Leader, Senior Analyst Sun Life or Sun Life
$138,012.05 43 $125,000.00 to $149,999.99 Manager, Senior Analyst
$179,199.23 26 $150,000.00 to $204,999.99 Director
Staff Association Professional Support Staff $90,714.04 63 up to $104,999.99 Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist Sun Life
or Sun Life (term specific)
$108,389.09 95 $105,000.00 to $129,999.99 Psychologist, Speech Language Pathologist
Trades $83,808.47 79 $55,000.00 to $99,999.99 Electrician, Plumber, Painter, Carpenter Sun Life
Board of Trustees $47,142.86 7 $45,000.00 to $55,999.99 Trustees See Governance Policy
Superintendents $234,148.67 6 $216,000.00 to $248,999.99 Superintendent, Deputy Chief Superintendent Sun Life
Chief Superintendent $265,000 1 N/A Chief Superintendent Sun Life
​Cost of benefits
Non-cash benefits across all employees average approximately 23 per cent of salary. The actual rate per employee will vary depending upon collective agreement, personal circumstance, and other factors.
In the 2017-18 budget year, the CBE paid $197,101,000 collectively to benefits providers. This information can be found in our 2017-18 financial results, using the list of third party payments.
*FTEs are as of Jan. 1, 2018
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