Merck Employee Benefit: 401K Plan | Glassdoor

Merck 401K Plan

Updated Jul 21, 2014

274 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Eligible Merck employees can participate in a 401(k) plan with some company match; vested immediately.

This information about the 401K Plan benefit at Merck is the result of research by Glassdoor editorial staff, and was not provided directly by a representative of Merck. The description here may not reflect the current Merck 401K Plan benefit.

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Employee Comments

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  • Apr 02, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Biotechnician in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Matches up to 6%. And you start collecting pension after 5 years.

  • Apr 01, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Director in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    very good matching contributions fro me

  • Mar 24, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current IT Senior Specialist in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

    Pretty average all around. Standard options for investing.

  • Jan 29, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Manager in Elkton, Virginia

    Plan is managed by Fidelity and has a lot of good options for investment.

  • Aug 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Principal Scientist in Boston, Massachusetts

    Six percent matching, seems pretty good

  • Jul 30, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in New York, New York State

    The 401k plan is good, we get company matching.

  • Jul 23, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Formulation Scientist in North Wales, Pennsylvania

    6% matching for full time employees, not sure about part time

  • May 10, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Director in North Wales, Pennsylvania

    The 401K Plan is one of the best in the industry.

  • May 02, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Fresno, California

    Enjoyed working with Fidelity to manage plan. One of the rare companies still offering a decent matching program

  • Apr 15, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in North Wales, Pennsylvania

    The match is below many other companies.

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