World’s Largest Publishers

If you’re working on academic or professional projects for adults or academic projects for juvenile readers, you’ll want to keep an eye on the top publishers. As of mid-2014, they were:
Pearson
Reed Elsevier
Thomson/Reuters
Wolters Kluwer
Pearson posted $9.33 billion in revenue for 2013. All four held the same positions for 2012.
The largest trade publisher was Random House, with revenues of $3.66 billion in 2013.
McGraw-Hill, which includes McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings (higher education, professional, and international operations) and McGraw-Hill School Education Holdings (elhi and testing) had revenue of $1.99 billion that year.
Along with Cengage Learning, these publishers accounted for 54% of total revenues generated by the top 50 publishers worldwide.

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