John Wiley & Sons Statistics

John Wiley & Sons Statistics

John Wiley & Sons revenue statistics

  • John Wiley and Sons Inc. is the world’s largest society publisher.
  • In 2022 the global publishing company John Wiley & Sons Inc. generated an annual revenue of $2.08 billion USD, up from the $1.94 billion USD in the previous year.
  • In 2022 their revenue increased to 7% over the comparable period to $515.9 million, and a 34% increase in operating income, to $45.9 million.
  • John Wiley and Sons for the first time in its 215 year history, remains on track to surpass $2 billion in total revenue and will top $400 million for EBITDA.
  • In 2008, John Wiley and Sons was named on the annual list “400 Best Big Companies in America” by Forbes Magazine for the second consecutive year.

John Wiley and Sons annual revenue since 2004

YearRevenue ($ Billion)Change
20222.082.04%
20212.049.47%
20201.861.85%
20191.832.11%
20181.792.32%
20171.753.01%
20161.70-3.59%
20151.76-3.61%
20141.822.89%
20131.771.73%
20121.74-1.22%
20111.763.35%
20101.716.1%
20091.61-4.82%
20081.6913.16%
20071.4937.15%
20061.099.32%
20050.995.39%
20040.948.63%

John Wiley & Sons sales statistics

  • As of April 30th, John Wiley and Sons Sales were $2.08 billion, topping the $2 billion revenue mark, digital sources making up 83% of the company’s revenue.
  • Wiley and Sons operating income was $219.3 million, up from $185.5 million in 2021, an 18% increase.
  • Wiley’s sales increased 6% to $296.8 million, due to growth in corporate training and professional publishing.
  • Research publishing and platforms, the company’s largest segment, rose revenue by 9%, to $1.1 billion, while education services just under $325 million in sales, a rise of 14% 
  • According to John Wiley and Sons executives a 3% decline, to $350 million, in educational publishing sales was primarily due to lower university enrollments.

John Wiley & Sons annual net income since 2009

YearNet Income ($ Millions)
2022148
2021148
2020-74
2019168
2018192
2017114
2016146
2015177
2014161
2013144
2012213
2011172
2010144
2009128

John Wiley & Sons diversity statistics

  • As of 2021 John Wiley & Sons consisted of 5,100 employees.
  • 55% of the publishing company’s employees are women and 45% are men.
  • John Wiley & Sons’ most common ethnicity is White, making up 59% of the company’s employees, while 14% are Hispanic or Latino and 12% are Of Asian ethnicity.
  • The average employee makes $77,460 per year with the company.
  • In 2017 Wiley and Sons reported a 21.1% gender pay gap for its UK workforce, while the median was 21.5%.
  • With 50.7% for the median measure and 42.3% for the mean, the gender bonus gaps are much higher.
  • John Wiley & Sons employees stay with the company an average of 6.2 years.

About John Wiley and Sons

  • John Wiley and Sons, A.K.A Wiley, is a multinational publishing company founded in 1807 based in Hoboken, New Jersey that mainly focuses on academic publishing.
  • The company produces books, journals, encyclopaedias, training material and educational materials in print and electronically for undergraduates, graduates and those in continued education.
  • Blackwell Publishing expanded Wiley and Sons’ scientific, technical and medical business for US$1.12 billion in February 2007.
  • Wiley is the world’s largest society publisher, having publishing alliances with partners such as Microsoft, CFA Institute, the Culinary Institute of America, the American Institute of Architects, the National Geographic Society, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 
  • On behalf of more than 700 professional and scholarly society partners Wiley-Blackwell has also published journals for the New York Academy of Sciences, American Cancer Society, The Physiological Society, British Ecological Society, American Association of Anatomists, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and The London School of Economics and Political Science.
  • Professional Development brands  associated with John Wiley and Sons include For Dummies, Jossey-Bass, Pfeiffer, Wrox Press, J.K. Lasser, Sybex, Fisher Investments Press, and Bloomberg Press.

John Wiley and Sons achievements  

  • In 2019, the company signed a contract with Project DEAL to open access to more than 700 academic institutions to their academic journals. It is the first contract toward allowing access to open scientific research between a publisher and a leading research nation (Germany).
  • John Wiley and Sons launched a new version of its evidence-based medicine (EBM), InfoPOEMs with InfoRetriever, in January 2008, under the name Essential Evidence Plus, via their PDAs/handheld devices and desktop computers, this provided primary-care clinicians with point-of-care access to the most extensive source of EBM information.
  • In 2008, John Wiley and Sons was named on the annual list “400 Best Big Companies in America” by Forbes Magazine for the second consecutive year.
  • Wiley was seen as “One of the 20 Best Book Publishing Companies to Work For” by Book Business magazine in 2007.
  • Fortune Magazine named Wiley and Sons as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” for two consecutive years (2005 and 2006).
  • The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s, in 2004, named Wiley and Sons on the “Best Workplaces for Commuters” list. 
  • Working Mother magazine listed John Wiley and Sons on their “100 Best Companies for Working Mothers”.
  • The Enterprise Award from the New Jersey Business & Industry Association was awarded to the company that same year in recognition of its contribution to the state’s economic growth.