Employee Benefits


Merchant Link offers a wide range of benefits and special perks to ensure our employees are happy, healthy, and have all the necessary tools to perform at the highest level. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package, including the following key benefits:

Health Benefits

Employees are eligible for health benefits the 1st of the month following date of hire.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Dental
  • Vision

Life/Disability Benefits

The following benefits are 100% company paid.

  • Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability

Financial Benefits


  • Safe Harbor non-elective contribution: 3% of employee’s eligible compensation  regardless of employee contribution
  • Merchant Link matches 50% of the first 4% of eligible compensation a participant contributes into the 401(k) plan

Training and Professional Development

  • On-Site Training: regular technical and soft skills training conducted by a dedicated Learning & Development division
  • Off-Site Training: external, professional development and career advancement training offered to enhance job skills and obtain or maintain certifications
  • Tuition Reimbursement: up to $5,250 annually
  • Professional Associations: membership and involvement encouraged and supported

Other Benefits and Perks

  • Time Off: 2 to 4 weeks vacation, 4 personal days, 6 sick days, and 8 holidays
  • Fitness Reimbursement: up to $50 per month
  • Convenient Location: right next to the Silver Spring Metro/ MARC Station
  • Commuter Benefits: free parking in the building OR monthly assistance up to $100 for mass transit