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Average Salary for Merck & Co., Inc. Employees

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Updated: 16 Aug 2014
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About This Company
Merck & Co., Inc.
Year Established:
1889
Industries:
pharmaceutical industry, pharmaceutical preparations
Number of Employees:
61,500
Also Known As:
Merck, Merck & Co Inc, Merck And Co., Inc, Merck Chemicals
About:
Merck & Co., Inc. (NYSE: MRK), dba Merck Sharp & Dohme, MSD outside the United States and Canada, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Merck headquarters is located in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey. The company was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German ...
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How This Employer Pays
Merck & Co., Inc. typically pays its employees
2%
above market
Similar employers pay their employees:
4%
above market
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 98 Merck & Co., Inc. votes.
national salary data
Employer: Merck & Co., Inc.
Average Salary Range by Job
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$0$130K$260K$390K
[-]Research Scientist (15)
$56,720 - $121,050  
   
[-]Research Scientist (15)
Salary$54,296 - $115,788  
   
Bonus$1,510 - $9,933  
Total Pay$56,720 - $121,050  
[+]Principal Scientist (8)
$96,840 - $164,860  
   
[+]Principal Scientist (8)
Salary$90,356 - $150,011  
   
Bonus$3,421 - $20,683  
Total Pay$96,840 - $164,860  
[+]Chemical Engineer (8)
$57,172 - $123,117  
   
[+]Chemical Engineer (8)
Salary$55,745 - $111,825  
   
Bonus$1,349 - $18,316  
Total Pay$57,172 - $123,117  
[+]Executive Director (7)
$89,145 - $378,065  
   
[+]Executive Director (7)
Salary$75,646 - $264,565  
   
Bonus$2,793 - $118,536  
Profit Disbursement$7,484 - $103,777  
Total Pay$89,145 - $378,065  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322

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Popular Perks 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability

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Key Statistics for Merck & Co., Inc.

Gender
Female
42%
female alumni
 
Male
58%
male alumni
Salary:$70,199 - $108,671 $74,661 - $125,363
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
22%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
108 salaries
$54,944 - $134,058
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
20 salaries
$49,329 - $154,831
Doctorate (PhD)
20 salaries
$61,277 - $158,927
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Biology
13 salaries
$47,399 - $174,524
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Chemical Engineering
10 salaries
$67,541 - $144,028

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