Government workers in Ontario receive higher wages and more generous benefits than similar workers in the private sector.
government worker compensation
Government workers receive 9.4 per cent more, on average, in wages than Canadians in the private sector.
A large government debt burden can negatively affect economic growth.
The region's government-sector workers enjoy an average wage premium of 11.9 per cent.
Government employees in B.C., on average, receive 7.4 per cent higher wages than comparable workers in the private sector.