Compare Merck vs Pfizer BETA

See how Pfizer vs. Merck compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.
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Merck

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Pfizer

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 3327 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.0
(based on 3352 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.7
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.7
Culture & Values
3.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Merck Ceo Kenneth C. Frazier
85%
85%Kenneth C. Frazier
CEO Approval
Pfizer Ceo Albert Bourla
92%
92%Albert Bourla
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Positive Business Outlook
63%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist241 Salaries
$111,485/yr
Director129 Salaries
$178,901/yr
Associate Director154 Salaries
$140,839/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Scientist260 Salaries
$112,978/yr
Director146 Salaries
$184,358/yr
Intern71 Salaries
$20/hr

What Employees Say

Pros
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 287 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 203 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 248 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 205 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 93 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 89 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 107 reviews)
"Job security"(in 59 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Intern - Intern

I have been working at Merck for less than a year

Pros

Large and organized internship program, employees willing to teach interns

Cons

Interns were left to fend for themselves for housing. Minimal assistance was offered in finding housing and was difficult for out-of-state students specifically

Current Employee - Validation Engineer

I have been working at Pfizer full-time for less than a year

Pros

Passionate and kind people who value their job and understand their worth.

Cons

Pressure to excel and meet deadlines (but this is normal)

Job Postings