Merck Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Merck Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

270 employees reported this benefit


Employer Summary

Paid vacation and holidays are available to eligible Merck employees.

This information about the Vacation & Paid Time Off 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 Vacation & Paid Time Off benefit.

Available to US-based employees (Change location)

Employee Comments

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

    after 1 year of working there. At the start of the new year, you are given 40 hour personal time and 80 hours vacation time.

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

    3 weeks straight away for me

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

    15 paid days off to start. 40 volunteer hours

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

    depends on your site that you work at

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

    Depends on hire dates but negotiable between 2 weeks to 3 weeks off

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

    Vacation & Paid Time Off are competitive for the industry.

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

    Even at entry level decent vacation time, sick time, and flex work

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

    Excellent vacation benefits that are competitive.

  • Apr 02, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Recruitment Coordinator in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Not eligible for contract workers.

  • Mar 24, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Orlando, Florida

    Plenty of vacation pay. Last week of the year off and doesn't count against vacation. Additional day added every five years.

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