Cognizant
3.9 (431)
Industry: Services - HQ: Teaneck, NJ
http://www.cognizant.com

Cognizant Salaries

2.8 (based on 212 salary ratings)

Cognizant employees earn $34 per hour on average, or $71,000 annually, which is 24% higher than the national salary average of $56,000 per year. According to our data, the highest paying job at Cognizant is a Principal Architect at $143,000 annually while the lowest paying job at Cognizant is a Business Development Executive at $33,300 annually.

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Cognizant Employees Average (1,480)
Industry Average (20,360)
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Cognizant Employee Salary Reviews

Anonymous Employee Salaries (102)
$140K
Posted last week in Teaneck, NJ

"I am being underpaid. Working on cutting edge technology has its own risk and people need to be compensated for the risk and the technical knowhow."

N/A
Posted last week

"According to the Indian market and my capability, I am being paid as per the prevailing rates. However, everyone has the will to grow more."

Associate Salaries (140)
$58K
Posted last month in Miamisburg, OH

"The pay scale for an associate who joined the company in US on deputation is very low compared with the pay of an Associate who was hired in the US. The salary gap between Associate and the next level is over 20%. After having worked as an Associate in the US for over two years and three revisions my salary has increased by only 4%"

$62K
Posted last month in Lincolnshire, IL

"I am an underpaid employee."

Senior Associate Salaries (131)
$78K
Posted last week

"Pay is not enough in LA city."

$75K
Posted this month in Teaneck, NJ

"Salary hikes are very less. Even getting promoted won't change much."

Cognizant Employees Average Salary Ratings

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2.8
Average Rating
(based on 212 Cognizant Salary Review Ratings)
Programmer Analyst Salaries (192)
$52K
Posted this month in Chicago, IL

"It was great working there."

$32K
Posted 3 months ago

"The pay in Cognizant for a freshly graduated programmer is under the average, compared to other companies in Saudi Arabia."

Senior Developer Salaries (12)
$120K
Posted this month in Boca Raton, FL

"I feel I am underpaid for the role I am playing."

$8K
Posted 6 months ago in Chicago, IL

"I think it is as per the market."

Average Cognizant Employee Salaries in the Past 5 Years

Year Salary
2009 $72000
2010 $70000
2011 $69000
2012 $61000
2013 $79000
Projects Associate Salaries (7)
$60K
Posted this month in Las Vegas, NV

"VERY VERY UNDERPAID. Company sucks the blood of the employees and gives them nothing."

$61K
Posted last month in Teaneck, NJ

"It's the norms for all the Associates. So it is not underpaid or overpaid."

Consultant Salaries (16)
N/A
Posted 4 months ago in Bangall, NY

"The salary was in Indian Rupees. I thought I was a little underpaid given the slow job market in 2011."

$60K
Posted 5 months ago in Newark, DE

"It depends on the work allocated."

Senior Systems Analyst Salaries (14)
$80K
Posted last week in Austin, TX

"It looks decent for new people to this role. But I have explored/proved lot of things at the client end on behalf of my company. Considering that, I should be paid more."

$58K
Posted 3 months ago in Bentonville, AR

"Underpaid working here."

Senior Java Developer Salaries (7)
$70K
Posted 3 months ago in Plano, TX

"I am currently being underpaid by my company for the kind of job that I am doing."

$70K
Posted 4 months ago in Plano, TX

"Yes I am underpaid for the role of Tech Lead and Sr. Java Developer."

ERP Consultant Salaries (3)
$80K
Posted this month in Englewood, CO

"Yes, I believe that I am underpaid considering my work experience."

$70K
Posted 6 months ago in Teaneck, NJ

"I feel I am underpaid for my experience and technical skills. People with same expertise are getting paid more in the peer organizations."