Canadian Public Sector Employees Earning Average of:
A major report by Canada’s budget watchdog reveals that government spending on public sector personnel exceeded $43 billion in 2011-2012,
accounting for almost half of all direct program spending.
The latest report from Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page released Tuesday shows that Canadians paid an average of $114,100 in compensation for
each of the country’s 375,000 full-time federal employees.
“Certainly over the last 10 years it has grown much faster than the business sector and much faster than the provincial sector,” Page told CTV’s
Power Play on Tuesday.
Read more: www.ctvnews.ca...
Canada only has a population of approx. 35,000,000.
375,000 full-time federal employees only accounts for about 1% of the population. The average Canadian wage is
. So just by those numbers we see Fed employees are
earning 3x the average worker.
There are only 17 million people working in Canada.*
that, the average worker spends about $2500 each to pay for public salaries, which is on average, 7% of their wage. So why is it, that 1% of the
population, gets 7% of everyone else's wages?
Seems a little disproportionate doesn't it? How about 1% gets 1% of the wages.
The news clip talks about 18 days a year sick time on average for Fed employees. I knew someone at the tax office that used to brag about their sick
days, lieu days, and other days they managed to avoid work and get paid for. When I talked to them about the injustices of certain taxes, and how
it's unfair how certain people manipulate, they replied by telling me it's people shouldn't complain because they are 'ignorant' to tax law. And
anyone who doesn't pay their taxes, in her opinion, should go to jail.
Well I guess so, since your salary and all your sick days are covered by people's taxes...
.PDF from the budget office.