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Merck Benefits

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  • Jul 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Kenilworth, New Jersey

    The worst is the high deductible for health benefits. Other than that, most other benefits are fairly competitive.

  • Jul 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current PM in Kenilworth, New Jersey

    I am a contractor and many benefits are not given to contractors. For the employers, there are many benefits.

  • Jul 17, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Senior Scientist in South San Francisco, California

    Benefits at Merck are average. Be wary of the wording. They (somewhat insultingly) advertise their 401k matching like so: "$0.75 for every $1, up to 6%. Guess what. That's 4.5%. The commuting compensation (paying for monthly passes for the bus or train) may not get fully covered depending on your commute length.

  • Jul 01, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Washington, District of Columbia

    The medical insurance pays $100%

  • Jun 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Albuquerque, New Mexico

    401k company match, Pension, health, dental, vision insurance, charitable contribution match, 40 hours of volunteer time/year, company shut down for Christmas-New Years

  • Jun 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Organic Chemist in Rahway, New Jersey

    As a contractor, you will not get any benefit other than the salary.

  • Jun 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Lexington, South Carolina

    Merck gives employees a payed week per year to donate your time for volunteer work! They will also mach your donations to certain charities.

  • May 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Boston, Massachusetts

    food is really good and cheap, co-workers are super nice, mentors are so friendly,m you ask anyting you don't understand, evryone here is nice, knowledgeable, and love to help

  • Jun 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Rahway, New Jersey

    Great 401k, Pension, stock options, insurance. Less vacation starting out.

  • May 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in West Point, Pennsylvania

    great benefits, 401K match, pension, reasonable costs for health, dental, vision coverage. All kinds of optional insurances available.

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