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Updated: 25 Jul 2014
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How This Employer Pays
Cognizant typically pays its employees
-1%
below market
Similar employers pay their employees:
-2%
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 270 Cognizant votes.
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Employer: Cognizant
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Rs 0Rs 600KRs 1.2MRs 1.8M
[-]Programmer Analyst (164)
Rs 264,394 - Rs 452,646  
   
[-]Programmer Analyst (164)
SalaryRs 246,972 - Rs 439,355  
   
BonusRs 10,045 - Rs 25,253  
Profit DisbursementRs 2,539 - Rs 68,002  
Total PayRs 264,394 - Rs 452,646  
[+]Associate Software Engineer (92)
Rs 406,142 - Rs 778,274  
   
[+]Associate Software Engineer (92)
SalaryRs 384,894 - Rs 750,552  
   
BonusRs 12,500 - Rs 55,000  
Profit DisbursementRs 702 - Rs 89,475  
Total PayRs 406,142 - Rs 778,274  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (64)
Rs 449,687 - Rs 1,087,356  
   
[+]Senior Software Engineer (64)
SalaryRs 408,782 - Rs 1,018,668  
   
BonusRs -21.57 - Rs 96,958  
Profit DisbursementRs 4,706 - Rs 159,879  
Total PayRs 449,687 - Rs 1,087,356  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (43)
Rs 769,776 - Rs 1,762,874  
   
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (43)
SalaryRs 618,252 - Rs 1,650,094  
   
BonusRs 19,392 - Rs 309,126  
Profit DisbursementRs 10,823 - Rs 340,240  
Total PayRs 769,776 - Rs 1,762,874  
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Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 25 Jul 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,092

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Popular Perks Paid sick leave, Casual dress, Life insurance / disability Paid sick leave, Paid holidays & vacation, Life insurance / disability Paid sick leave, Cell phone, Flexible schedule

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Key Statistics for Cognizant

Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Salary:Rs 333,276 - Rs 676,294 Rs 367,385 - Rs 821,613
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
38%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
0%
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Rs 247,647 - Rs 1,121,339
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Rs 276,925 - Rs 1,151,747
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
75 salaries
Rs 348,778 - Rs 1,608,400
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Computer Science (CS)
68 salaries
Rs 250,126 - Rs 1,201,057
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Rs 237,380 - Rs 889,941

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