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On average, employees at Cognizant give their company a 4.0 rating out of 5.0 - which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Cognizant employees are Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.6 and QA Analysts also with a rating of 4.6.

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4.0
Average Rating
(based on 884 Cognizant Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.2
Rewards You Receive
3.6
Support You Get
4.0
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.0
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"I've worked for Cognizant for 2 years since 2012. I find Cognizant to be a growing technology company with career opportunities in various industries and areas of expertise. Cognizant is ever evolving and changing and provides an entrepreneurial opportunity for those seeking new challenges and opportunities to learn and develop.Flexibility is key to any consulting role as clients are diverse and will have varying work environments and needs."
Posted 10 years ago in Teaneck, NJ
Test Analyst

"Overall good experience with CTS."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer Analyst
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.0
Cognizant (945)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is National Notary Association (14)
1.5 Lowest Rated in this Industry is National Safety Council (29)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (3,545)
Technology Architect

What do you like about working at Cognizant?

"The freedom and faith in my abilities to make decisions and their execution."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just be honest in the interview and first clearly understand how you will be able to justify the position."

What don't you like about working at Cognizant?

"IT Infrastructure related issues take very long long time to get addressed."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Processes are meant for improving the efficiency and bringing good governance at business, they should never become hinderance and we shouldn't let the performance of our business adversely getting affected because of this."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer Analyst
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Cognizant Employee

"I've worked for Cognizant since January 2017, I've developed strong analitycal skills and also have been able to complete my career as an industrial engineer with an specialization in skills development, I've knowledge of six sigma and lean manufacturing. I have been involved in many charitable projects and programs. I enjoy helping others and giving back to my community."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer Analyst

What do you like about working at Cognizant?

"Learnt a lot of things & and people there are friendly."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Candidates applying for the company, All the best and its a great company."

What don't you like about working at Cognizant?

"I like everything about that company. The work environment was great."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"SInce its my first company, I learnt a lot. I felt the management was good."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Associate

"It was a very good learining experience as I have faced so many challenges"

What do you like about working at Cognizant?

"Work was very challenging and I got complete recognition from my manager."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just tell them wat u know and dont know clearly. If u have not worked on something , u can very wel say no... its just u should be ready to learn anything . that is what is expected nout of you."

What don't you like about working at Cognizant?

"There is no such aspect that I can think of since it was great working in that company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"There is nothing that I have in particular for the top management."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Software Engineer
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Technical Lead

"It's good company with employee satisfaction. It cares for employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer Analyst

"Worked as a programmer analyst."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior DevOps Engineer

"Best environment to work and explore our skills in new technology"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Cognizant Employee

"Java Developer Program to enrich skills working in Java and exposure to DevOps."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
MSBI Developer

"Good pay, work balance is good, long history"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Programmer Analyst
Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Cognizant Reviews FAQs

Is Cognizant a good company to work for?

Cognizant has an overall rating of 4.0 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 884 Cognizant Review Ratings left anonymously by Cognizant employees, which is 3% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 97% of employees would recommend working at Cognizant.

Does Cognizant pay their employees well?

Cognizant employees earn $71,000 annually on average, or $34 per hour, which is 8% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 593 Cognizant employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Cognizant Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at Cognizant?

97% of employees would recommend working at Cognizant with the overall rating of 4.0 out of 5. Employees also rated Cognizant 3.9 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.6 for Rewards You Receive, 3.8 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Cognizant?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Cognizant is a Salesforce Administrator at $336,000 annually. Browse Cognizant Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Cognizant?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Cognizant is a .NET Administrator at $20,000 annually. Browse Cognizant Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Cognizant?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Cognizant to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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