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Merck Benefits

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Employer Summary

Our company recognizes that our people are critical to our mission of improving and saving lives around the world.

One way in which we recognize the importance of our people is to provide a valuable suite of compensation and benefit programs as well as resources to support our employees’ professional achievement and personal well-being. Together, we call these “Total Rewards.”

Total Rewards include compensation and financial rewards, health and insurance benefits, opportunities for employees to develop their skills and grow their careers, and programs that help meet the demands of managing an employees’ professional and personal well-being. Our philosophy behind these programs is rooted in maintaining our competitive position in the market while providing a comprehensive and valuable package of rewards that supports our business, recognizes individuals and aligns employees with the future needs of our company.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Jun 22, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Associate Specialist Engineer in Riverside, Pennsylvania

    Pension plan (4.5 to 10%). 401k plan with $0.75/$1 match up to 4.5%/6%. Health insurance. 15 vacation and 14 holidays.

  • Jun 22, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate Director in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

    Benefit package is comprehensive, it got good coverage for the family. However the years the employee contribution to the package increased. Nevertheless it was a good package

  • Jun 04, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Newark, New Jersey

    Pretty decent benefits package offered

  • May 14, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in New York, New York State

    Merck has very good healthcare, 401k, vacation, and lots of other benefits.

  • May 12, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Scientist in Lansdale, Pennsylvania

    Reasonable for a pharma company

  • May 11, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rahway, New Jersey

    The best thing is the pension plan. Not many company has it now.

  • Apr 24, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Good 401k matching, good PTO, year-end shutdown

  • Apr 14, 2020
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in North Wales, Pennsylvania

    This company had great benefits and 401 k available to many employees. There was 2 weeks of pto as well

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

    Horizon blue cross blue shield

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

    health care, retirement, vacation, stock

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