To us a good job is not just about money. In addition to competitive compensation and bonuses acknowledging outstanding work, we also offer a wide range of benefits to everyone working at our company.


At Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, our employees make us who we are. We strive to be an innovative company that goes above and beyond to attract the brightest and boldest talent we need to reach our business goals. Above all, we care about the health and well-being of our employees and their loved ones.

When you choose an employer, we know you will consider your full Total Rewards picture—not just how much money you’ll make or what your job responsibilities will be. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits program that goes far beyond the basics—and offers something for everyone across any life stage and personal situation. Whether it’s growing your family, caring for loved ones, building your future, or handling a major life change, we’re here to help you live your best life.

Your journey is unique, and we pride ourselves on offering the most generous, highest quality benefit programs among our peers to support that journey. Our benefits offering encompasses four pillars of holistic well-being to include: health and wellness; saving and financial; voluntary benefits; and work/life support. As curious minds, we care, pioneer, and outperform to advance human progress for our customers and patients. See below how our benefits can do the same for you.

Health & Wellness
We offer comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage—including virtual care through Telehealth and free behavioral health counseling sessions.

We also offer a wellness incentive program and personalized support to help you navigate and use your benefits. 
Saving & Financial
Our 401(k) Plan includes a generous company-matching contribution and an additional discretionary contribution each year.

We also provide tax-advantaged accounts for you to save for healthcare, commuting expenses, company-provided and buy-up life insurance to help you protect your financial future.
Voluntary Benefits
Our voluntary benefits provide additional protection from the high costs of healthcare not covered by health insurance.

​​​​​​​We also have discount programs that offer exclusive savings on everything from auto, home, and pet insurance to low-interest personal loans. 

Work/Life Support 
We have several programs to support your work/life balance, including generous paid time off, back-up day care services, education assistance, and more. 



We offer various financial plans to help protect your financial future.401(k)


Our voluntary benefits provide additional protection from the high costs of healthcare not covered by health insurance.


    We have several programs to support your work/life balance while you determine your key priorities.
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