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Updated: 19 Apr 2014
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Cognizant typically pays its employees
1%
above market
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-4%
below market
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 278 Cognizant votes.
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Employer: Cognizant
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Rs 0Rs 600KRs 1.2MRs 1.8M
[-]Programmer Analyst (160)
Rs 273,315 - Rs 502,496  
   
[-]Programmer Analyst (160)
SalaryRs 249,588 - Rs 484,693  
   
BonusRs 9,944 - Rs 29,156  
Profit DisbursementRs 1,000 - Rs 167,500  
Total PayRs 273,315 - Rs 502,496  
[+]Associate Software Engineer (79)
Rs 454,691 - Rs 784,717  
   
[+]Associate Software Engineer (79)
SalaryRs 423,373 - Rs 750,224  
   
BonusRs 9,787 - Rs 51,064  
Profit DisbursementRs 1,996 - Rs 120,352  
Total PayRs 454,691 - Rs 784,717  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (60)
Rs 501,184 - Rs 1,119,667  
   
[+]Senior Software Engineer (60)
SalaryRs 428,940 - Rs 1,021,286  
   
BonusRs 0.00 - Rs 81,703  
Profit DisbursementRs 3,007 - Rs 83,557  
Total PayRs 501,184 - Rs 1,119,667  
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (42)
Rs 765,225 - Rs 1,767,120  
   
[+]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (42)
SalaryRs 612,772 - Rs 1,615,212  
   
BonusRs 19,866 - Rs 302,012  
Profit DisbursementRs 15,574 - Rs 252,850  
Total PayRs 765,225 - Rs 1,767,120  
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Country: India | Currency: INR | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,062

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Key Statistics for Cognizant

Gender
Female
14%
female alumni
 
Male
86%
male alumni
Salary:Rs 323,657 - Rs 704,282 Rs 356,677 - Rs 881,210
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
41%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
0%
Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
545 salaries
Rs 288,479 - Rs 1,209,980
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Electronics & Communications Engineering
66 salaries
Rs 290,359 - Rs 1,276,607
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
52 salaries
Rs 297,988 - Rs 1,517,007
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Computer Science (CS)
42 salaries
Rs 257,364 - Rs 1,163,496
Bachelor of Technology (BT / BTech), Information Technology (IT)
41 salaries
Rs 256,269 - Rs 938,000

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