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  • Feb 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Rahway, New Jersey

    A good overall package. Did you still know that there are pensions for salaried workers in the US?

  • Feb 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Executive Customer Representative in New York, New York State

    401K and match AND a defined benefit pension.

  • Feb 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Des Moines, Iowa

    Still includes pension and free company marketed drugs (if no generic competitor).

  • Feb 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Solutions Architect in Austin, Texas

    40 hours each year of paid time to do volunteer work! This is so important and wished more employers gave this opportunity.

  • Feb 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Senior Engineer in Durham, North Carolina

    Vacation: Starting 15 days + 4 shutdown days with 9 holidays, add 3 days per 5 years at Merck. Good target bonus. Typically around the actual target bonus based on performance and employee ranking; no more "forced distribution" so most people get company performance x target bonus. Pension: starting at 4.5% instantly but fully vested after 3 years. 401(k) match: 75% up to 6% (Basically 4.5%) Great maternity leave policy. Easy-to-use awards program: employees recognizing employees Flexible work time or Work From Home (depending on the job role) Flexible sick day program

  • Feb 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Medical coverage is ok - high deductibles. 401K great with excellent matching.

  • Feb 10, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Engineering Specialist in North Wales, Pennsylvania

    family health for about 350/month, high deductible, 401K with 75% match up to 6%, pension plan, 3 weeks vac to start (entry level) plus 3 days every five years, $5000 FSA, $2500 HSA

  • Jan 25, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey

    I found the benefits package to be one of the very best.

  • Jan 23, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Kansas City, Missouri

    great benefits overall. There was no issue with the total benefits package. reasonable prices for family insurance and health

  • Jan 30, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Tuition Assistance is up to $5250/year. It's weak by the standards of Merck's competitors

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