Merck Employee Benefit: Vacation & Paid Time Off | Glassdoor

Merck Vacation & Paid Time Off

Updated Jul 21, 2014

237 employees reported this benefit

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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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  • 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.

  • Feb 08, 2019
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Biotechnician in West Point, Pennsylvania

    Starting, you get 2 weeks vacation, and at the start of the year (not your first year) you get 40 hours of personal time to use with how you want (half days, 1 hour, etc.)

  • Nov 15, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Branchburg, New Jersey

    Year-end shutdown is a good PTO

  • Aug 31, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Technician in Durham, North Carolina

    The best thing is also the worst.. Your time is for a 12 hr day so when you take your vacation it comes out as 10 days total for the entire year.

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

    Depends on the time you have been hired but is very limited in the US based on years of employment. I find that it can be improved.

  • Apr 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Representative in Detroit, Michigan

    vacation accrues over lengthy employment and week between Christmas and New Year off now after acquiring Schoering Plough


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