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Average Salary for Merck & Co., Inc. Employees

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Updated: 20 Sep 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 93 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 (14)
$54,250 - $121,481  
   
[-]Research Scientist (14)
Salary$53,000 - $116,395  
   
Bonus$1,032 - $12,122  
Total Pay$54,250 - $121,481  
[+]Principal Scientist (9)
$92,266 - $161,633  
   
[+]Principal Scientist (9)
Salary$80,021 - $150,857  
   
Bonus$3,005 - $21,576  
Total Pay$92,266 - $161,633  
[+]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  
[+]Chemical Engineer (7)
$60,773 - $126,099  
   
[+]Chemical Engineer (7)
Salary$58,179 - $115,437  
   
Bonus$1,378 - $19,760  
Total Pay$60,773 - $126,099  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 300

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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
41%
female alumni
 
Male
59%
male alumni
Salary:$69,343 - $110,735 $73,700 - $127,065
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
21%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
99 salaries
$54,990 - $133,935
Doctorate (PhD)
20 salaries
$61,277 - $158,927
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
17 salaries
$58,390 - $157,139
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Biology
13 salaries
$47,399 - $174,524
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Chemical Engineering
9 salaries
$69,919 - $121,250

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