UPDATE: The sunshine list for Ontario public sector workers has been revealed.

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne says it may be time to raise the $100,000 income threshold for the so-called “sunshine list,” which documents the names and salaries of public sector workers.

The list — which will be released today — includes politicians, doctors, police, nurses and civil servants who all earn at least $100,000 a year. Last year, nearly 80,000 names cracked the list.

Wynne says she wants the system to remain transparent, but that because the income threshold was set almost 20 years ago, it may be time for a change.

Wynne also concedes that many people still believe $100,000 is a lot of money.

Tom Mitchell, president and CEO of Ontario Power Generation, topped last year’s list with a salary of $1.8 million. He is expected to be near the top again today.

The numbers may prove particularly embarrassing for the Toronto Police.

Nearly 3,200 officers and civilian employees — including a cadet-in-training — cracked the list, according to the Toronto Sun,

That means roughly 40 per cent of the 8,000 employees are in the $100,000 club.

Toronto police spokesman Mark Pugash told The Toronto Star collective agreement pay hikes and a calendar blip is behind the increase in $100,000 earners.

Pugash says that every 11 years, employees get their biweekly pay 27 times instead of 26, pushing several hundred employees over the threshold.

Toronto police are already the highest paid in the country.

Toronto Police chief Bill Blair took in $367,719.94 in 2012 with $3,006.72 in benefits, according to the Star.

With files from The Canadian Press

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  • Laura Formusa

    CEO of Hydro One <strong>2012 Salary: $1.04 million</strong>

  • Tom Mitchell

    President and CEO of Ontario Power Generation <strong>2012 Salary: $1.7 million</strong>

  • Robert Bell

    CEO of Toronto's University Health Network <strong>2012 salary: $828,552</strong>

  • Chief Bill Blair

    Chief of Police, Toronto Police Services <strong>2012 salary: $367,719</strong>

  • Tom Lepine

    Former Chief Operating Officer of Ornge <strong>2012 salary: $297,513</strong>

  • Steve Paikin

    TVO Anchor <strong>2012 salary: $307,539</strong>

  • Dalton McGuinty

    Former Premier of Ontario <strong>2012 Salary: $208,974 </strong>

  • Tim Hudak

    Leader of the Official Opposition <strong>2012 salary: $180,885</strong>

  • Andrea Horwath

    Leader of the Ontario New Democratic Party <strong>2012 salary: $158,157</strong>

  • Rob Ford

    Mayor of Toronto <strong>2012 salary: $172,686</strong>

  • Kathleen Wynne

    Former Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Current Ontario Premier) <strong>2012 salary: $158,181</strong>

  • Hazel McCallion

    Mayor of Mississauga <strong>2012 salary: $136,640</strong>

  • Jim Watson

    Mayor of Ottawa <strong>2012 salary: $168,102</strong>