Average Salary for Merck & Co., Inc. Employees

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Merck & Co., Inc. typically pays:
2%
above market

Similar employers pay:
5%
above market
Employer: Merck & Co., Inc.
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$0$130K$260K$390K
[-]Research Scientist (12)
$51,064 - $122,351  
   
[-]Research Scientist (12)
Salary$51,064 - $117,656  
   
Bonus$1,144 - $12,183  
Total Pay$51,064 - $122,351  
[+]Principal Scientist (10)
$104,698 - $151,671  
   
[+]Principal Scientist (10)
Salary$100,671 - $144,028  
   
Bonus$2,888 - $20,906  
Total Pay$104,698 - $151,671  
[+]Executive Director (7)
$74,549 - $364,043  
   
[+]Executive Director (7)
Salary$73,320 - $263,315  
   
Bonus$3,272 - $105,127  
Profit Disbursement$10,089 - $100,794  
Total Pay$74,549 - $364,043  
[+]Operations Manager (6)
$47,670 - $142,393  
   
[+]Operations Manager (6)
Salary$48,154 - $121,601  
   
Bonus$1,740 - $24,018  
Total Pay$47,670 - $142,393  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 295
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Merck & Co., Inc. Details

Address:

One Merck Drive
Whitehouse Station, NJ, 08889

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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Typical Benefits
Vacation Weeks
3.5 Weeks
3.0 Weeks
2.8 Weeks
Gender Breakdown
41%
58%
45%
54%
21%
78%
Years of Experience
 
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5-9
10-19
20+
 
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10-19
20+
 
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Popular Perks
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Life Insurance/Disability
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Paid Sick Leave
401(k), Paid Holidays / Vacation, Life Insurance/Disability

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Gender

Female

41 %

female alumni

Male

59 %

male alumni
Salary
$57,652 - $111,165
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$62,903 - $128,023

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
21%

Job Satisfaction


Highly satisfied
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based on 86 votes.

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