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Merck Pharmaceutical Sales Representative Reviews

Updated 24 Dec 2019

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3.5
41%
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37%
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Merck President & CEO Kenneth C. Frazier
Kenneth C. Frazier
30 Ratings
  1. "Used to be a great company for which to work..."

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits for a rural area.

    Cons

    Can't believe a word from upper management.

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    Merck2019-12-21
  2. "Merck"

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Cutting edge large pharmaceutical company

    Cons

    Every year always job cuts

    Merck2019-11-25
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Bare bone company"

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    Former Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good established products. Big pharmaceutical company

    Cons

    Merck is no longer sees value in primary care. Annual cuts with no job security. No new products other than oncology

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    Merck2019-12-24
  4. "Amazing company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great pay, company car, growth opportunities

    Cons

    I do not have any cons because i adore everything

    Merck2019-10-21
  5. Helpful (3)

    "Executive Pharmaceutical Sales Rep"

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    Former Employee - Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Birmingham, AL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    -good partners -flex opportunities -good company history

    Cons

    -limited pipeline -micromanaging -loads of admin -too many meetings

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    Merck2018-03-07
  6. "Executive Pharmaceutical Representative"

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    Executive Pharmaceuticals Sales Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Merck for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture, ethical and morally driven. Wonderful people to work with.

    Cons

    very larger company so it takes time to make changes.

    Merck2018-02-23
  7. Helpful (1)

    "Pharmaceutical Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Wilmington, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    A good salary job with commission.

    Cons

    A lot of travel and stress with management styles and sales numbers

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    Merck2018-01-04
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Sales Representative at Merck"

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    Former Employee - Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Merck part-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Family friendly, not much pressure, good numbers are not going to determine whether they keep you if there is a layoff so don't stress over them

    Cons

    weak pipeline, poor leadership, inconsistent information between managers

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    Merck2017-12-21
  9. "Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative"

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    Former Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in Orlando, FL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Local in the Central Florida area

    Cons

    I can not move out of the city of Orlando

    Merck2017-12-08
  10. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative"

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    Current Employee - Senior Pharmaceutical Sales Representative in South Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Merck full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, long history of first in class drugs, good outlook in oncology division,

    Cons

    Current pipeline is weak in primary care. Not much opportunity in the near future for growth. Sales divisions are shrinking.

    Merck2017-11-21

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