Life at Schrödinger

It takes more than just smarts to lead a digital revolution in drug discovery and materials design.

It takes a smart team.

At Schrödinger, you’ll be part of a global team of >450 individuals dedicated to improving the health and quality of human life, armed with the knowledge that your work makes a difference in the world, with the knowledge that your discovery might just be the next big scientific breakthrough.

The Schrödinger team brings a diversity of perspectives, experiences and backgrounds to the table. Surrounded by these great minds and a sense of shared purpose, employees are engaged, challenged, and encouraged to take risks.

“Working at Schrödinger means you’re surrounded by exceptionally bright, capable, and curious colleagues. We have a lot of intense scientific discussions. But we have a lot of fun, too. It’s a really healthy balance.”

- Robert Abel, Ph.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Computational Scientist


Schrödinger provides a best-in-class work environment that appreciates their employees’ value and encourages their creativity. Competitive salaries, stock options, professional growth opportunities, and excellent benefits that include over a month of paid vacation are just the beginning. Schrödinger also focuses on building a community of wellness, belonging, and support - a community that helps employees thrive.

Health and Wellness

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Flexible spending account for eligible medical, dental, and dependent care expenses
  • Employee support and resource groups


  • Competitive salary and annual bonus opportunities
  • 401k retirement plan with employee match
  • Stock options
  • Transit saver program
  • Short- and long-term disability benefits
  • Life insurance

Work/Life Balance

  • Flexible work environment (eg, majority of employees worked remotely Mondays and Fridays, even before Covid-19)
  • Paid time off program
  • Annual company shut down
  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption and foster benefit
  • Mindful return program for new parents
  • Employee volunteer program (1 paid day off each year)
  • Company matching donation program to eligible charities

Career & Professional Development

  • Mentor program
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Access to Schrödinger’s online courses

Meet Schrödinger Employees