Merck Benefits

4 out of 5 (52 comments)
Most talked about benefits
  • Health Insurance

    "Costs tend to inch up each year but this is the trend across the industry." (9 comments)

  • 401K Plan

    "Excellent 401k plan and pension." (9 comments)

  • Retirement Plan

    "Recently eliminated and converted from defined benefit to cash balance/defined contribution" (4 comments)

Benefits Summary

  • High % reporting
  • Medium % reporting
  • Low % / No reports
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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Current Employee in Rahway, New Jersey

    The Merck employee benefits package is comparable to other similarly situated large pharma companies, and includes 401k, vision, dental, vacation, and flex time

  • Mar 30, 2015
    Former Employee in Summit, New Jersey

    Merck has a great benefits package.

  • Mar 16, 2015
    Former Employee in Memphis, Tennessee

    The Best things about the job were the 401 K contribution, the low deductible health benefits, and an annual bonus.

  • Mar 16, 2015
    Former Analytical Chemist in Wilson, North Carolina

    Great Benefits and good salary compensation overall

  • Mar 11, 2015
    Current sales in Spring, Texas

    401k is fully vested day one and the company matches 6%. I believe 15 days vacation is offered to start. The health benefits package is industry standard, offering vision and behavioral health.

  • Mar 9, 2015
    Current Procurement Specialist in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Large discount on Merck products.

  • Mar 6, 2015
    Current Systems Specialist in Durham, North Carolina

    Vacation time and holidays are the best things for me at Merck. I value the number of days they give me and the 13 paid holidays. The benefit package is something to consider as a part of the overall compensation package.

  • Mar 12, 2015
    Former Senior Speciality in Reno, Nevada

    Forced holiday shutdown.

  • Mar 11, 2015
    Current Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

    High monthly cost, high deductible. Benefits have really gone down the drain in recent years.

  • Feb 13, 2015
    Former Finance Director in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

    Great Benefits for all employees.

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