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Updated: 18 Oct 2014
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New York City, New York 10019
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information technology, custom computer programming services
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How This Employer Pays
Cognizant typically pays its employees
below market
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above market
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Rated 4 out of 5 based on 33 Cognizant votes.
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Employer: Cognizant
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[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (18)
$66,551 - $110,738  
[-]Project Manager, Information Technology (IT) (18)
Salary$66,551 - $110,495  
Bonus$-0.50 - $14,899  
Total Pay$66,551 - $110,738  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (14)
$59,737 - $108,000  
[+]Senior Software Engineer (14)
Salary$58,855 - $105,000  
Bonus$573 - $9,167  
Total Pay$59,737 - $108,000  
[+]Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer (9)
$56,718 - $97,645  
[+]Sr. Software Engineer / Developer / Programmer (9)
Salary$56,676 - $92,852  
Bonus$447.83 - $6,773  
Total Pay$56,718 - $97,645  
[+]Systems Analyst (8)
$42,964 - $85,416  
[+]Systems Analyst (8)
Salary$43,373 - $84,634  
Bonus$261.05 - $5,932  
Total Pay$42,964 - $85,416  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 235

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