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$48K Associate Average Salary at Cognizant (157 salaries)

+$3K (6%) more than national average Associate salary ($45K)
-$23K (38%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$33K (37%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I feel I should be paid more than I was paid. Firstly because the role that I portray has many responsibilities, running project on the whole being a QA Lead, managing a team of people, ensuring client satisfaction and assisting managers on professional artifacts. Training people, getting trained, attending seminars, chairing meetings, drafting Test Summary and Sign Offs. It's indeed a lot of hard work for which I need a better pay."
-$13K (20%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"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%"
-$5K (7%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"The payscale that I started with was decent for an entry level job but the perks from there on have not been that great and I am not a big fan of the appraisal system at Cognizant."
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$73K Senior Associate Average Salary at Cognizant (144 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Associate salary ($73K)
+$2K (2%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$9K (11%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Good salary"
+$9K (11%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I think I was getting paid at par with the industry average."
+$4K (5%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Underpaid based on amount of work I am responsible for."
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$63K Programmer Analyst Average Salary at Cognizant (205 salaries)

-$2K (3%) less than national average Programmer Analyst salary ($65K)
-$8K (11%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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-$1K (1%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I worked in another country, but I was paid fair when I compare with other companies based on the quality of living in that place."
-$13K (20%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"The pay at cognizant is average"
-$46K (95%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Reasonable. I got good recognition for my work and I got paid correctly."
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$81K Project Manager Average Salary at Cognizant (28 salaries)

Equal to national average Project Manager salary ($81K)
+$10K (13%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$49K (51%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Yes I am, the challenges which I took to completed my tasks in alignment with 55 users across the globe was really a great and tough job, however, I feel that this job can be done by two by I took all the pain and necessary steps to make the project successful."
+$49K (51%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"It is good and similar to the market price but without some other compensations which other companies offer."
+$28K (32%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Manager can make up from 90K to 110K"
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$61K Projects Associate Average Salary at Cognizant (9 salaries)

Equal to national average Projects Associate salary ($61K)
-$10K (15%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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-$8K (11%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"The Pay at Cognizant is Decent. But they should give extra money as per the Location of employer. The Associate who lives in the Subhub/Town with the same salary is satisfied but who lives in Metro City/Downtown area, the salary is not satisfied."
-$4K (5%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Looking at my industry experience I am underpaid and also in terms of my promotion, I have not been given a promotion. And the reason is silly just because they send me onsite I am not eligible to get a promotion. I hate the most in Cognizant is the politics in higher management. They are more bend towards their own regions. They never care for those who excel on their own but the case for those who care for their managers."
-$1K (1%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"The pay is decent but since I have been here from last 6 years there should be adequate increment."
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$86K Senior Developer Average Salary at Cognizant (12 salaries)

-$4K (4%) less than national average Senior Developer salary ($90K)
+$15K (19%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$4K (5%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"It is very competitive."
-$11K (16%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"its Underpaid. I guess any senior developer should be on an average be paid a minimum of 100000$ per year."
-$3K (4%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Yes, I believe I am underpaid when compared to the current market value."
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$98K Technical Lead Average Salary at Cognizant (8 salaries)

+$17K (18%) more than national average Technical Lead salary ($81K)
+$27K (31%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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-$46K (95%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$4K (5%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I started as trainee in this company. when I compared my pay with the industry average I feel it is little less at times."
+$49K (51%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I'm happy with the pay."
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$76K ERP Consultant Average Salary at Cognizant (3 salaries)

-$2K (2%) less than national average ERP Consultant salary ($78K)
+$5K (6%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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-$1K (1%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I feel I am underpaid for my experience and technical skills. People with same expertise are getting paid more in the peer organizations."
+$10K (13%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Yes, I believe that I am underpaid considering my work experience."
+$13K (16%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Better than other Indian IT companies."

$65K Systems Analyst Average Salary at Cognizant (22 salaries)

Equal to national average Systems Analyst salary ($65K)
-$6K (8%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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-$11K (16%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Yes, I am being underpaid for my experience and work am responsible for right now. Am not being recognized and awarded for my work though my supervisor knew that he is not in a position to get me awarded or promoted to next level due to lack of financial turnover from our project which has 3 different applications."
-$6K (8%) less than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I feel I am underpaid for all the work which I am doing."
+$9K (11%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"3.5/5"
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$91K Senior Consultant Average Salary at Cognizant (20 salaries)

Equal to national average Senior Consultant salary ($91K)
+$20K (24%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
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+$21K (25%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"With my experience senior consultants are getting more as compared"
+$14K (17%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"I am getting less here. I am underpaid."
+$25K (29%) more than average Cognizant salary ($71K)
"Nice nothing wrong with it as it was my decision."
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