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Random House is the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world. As of 2013, it is part of Penguin Random House, which is jointly owned by German media conglomerate Bertelsmann and British global education and publishing company Pearson PLC. Random House was founded in 1925 by Americans Bennett Cerf and Donald Klopfer, two years after they acquired the Modern Library imprint from publisher Horace Liveright, which reprints classic works of literature. Cerf is quoted as saying, "We just said we were going to publish a few books on the side at random," which suggested the name Random House. In 1934 they published the first authorized edition of James Joyces novel Ulysses in the Anglophone world. In October 1959, Random House went public at $11.25 a share. This move drew other publishing companies such as Simon & Schuster to later go public.

Highest paying job titles at Random House include Software Engineer, Software Developer, and Director of Sales Operations

Snapshot

Founded2013
Total value of jobs:
$5,340,000
Average Pay:
$108,979
Total Experts:
7
% Masters:
31%

Top Experts at Random House

Random House Salaries

Software Engineer

$90K

$90K

Average Salary:$90,000

Software Developer

$90K

$90K

Average Salary:$90,000

Director of Sales Operations

$90K

$125K

Average Salary:$116,250

Editor

$90K

$90K

Average Salary:$90,000

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