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Updated July 2022.
Employees say this is a great place to work
About The Company
At Merck, our purpose is to use the power of leading-edge science to save and improve lives around the world. For over 130 years, we've brought hope to humanity through the development of important medicines and vaccines. We aspire to be the premier research-intensive biopharmaceutical company in the world and today, we're at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions that advance the prevention and treatment of diseases in people and animals. We foster a diverse and inclusive global workforce and operate responsibly every day to enable a safe, sustainable and healthy future for all people and communities.
27,245 U.S.-based Employees
Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals
Kenilworth, NJ, US
Company Culture at Merck
The employee experience below at Merck, compared to a typical company.Learn More
84% of employees at Merck say it is a great place to work compared to 57% of employees at a typical U.S.-based company.
- Typical Company
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
I am able to take time off from work when I think it's necessary.
When I look at what we accomplish, I feel a sense of pride.
I feel good about the ways we contribute to the community.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
Why Work at Merck?
See what employees say about what makes Merck a great workplace. These words are drawn from employee comments on the Trust Index™ survey.
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Best Workplaces Lists
Great Place To Work® is proud to recognize Merck
- #10 in Fortune Best Workplaces in BioPharma™ 2022 (Large)
- #32 in Fortune Best Workplaces in New York™ 2022 (Large)
- #96 in Fortune Best Workplaces for Millennials™ 2021 (Large)
- #41 in Fortune Best Workplaces in New York™ 2021 (Large)
- #100 in Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® 2021
- #9 in Fortune Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma™ 2021 (Biopharma)
- #12 in PEOPLE® Companies that Care 2019
- #9 in Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma™ 2019 (Biopharma)