More than 70 per cent of government workers in the province are covered by registered pension plans compared to 19 per cent in the private sector.
public sector compensation
Government workers in Ontario enjoy a 10.9 per cent wage premium compared to similar private-sector workers.
Full-time government workers in the province took more time off for personal reasons than their private-sector counterparts.
Government workers in Ontario retire 2.5 years earlier (on average) than those in the private sector.
Government workers across Canada enjoyed an 8.5 per cent wage premium, on average, compared to comparable private-sector workers in 2021.
Government wages in the province were 10.9 per cent higher, on average, than wages in the private sector.
Private-sector workers in the province are more likely to lose their jobs in any given year than government workers.
Government employees in the province retire three years earlier (on average) than private-sector workers.