Government workers receive 9.4 per cent more, on average, in wages than Canadians in the private sector.
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Government workers in Atlantic Canada received 11.9 per cent more (on average) in wages than their private-sector counterparts.
The region's government-sector workers enjoy an average wage premium of 11.9 per cent.
More than half of all City of Toronto spending is on wages and salaries.
For comparable jobs, government-sector wages in Ontario are 10.6 per cent higher (on average) than wages in the private sector.
Government-sector workers in Canada retire 2.3 years earlier, on average, than private-sector workers.