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HQ - Teaneck. New Jersey., United States (USA) IT Services & Consulting 1 Lakh+ Employees (India)
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Cognizant Associate salaries in India with 0 - 9 years exp.

Average annual salary

₹9.2 Lakhs info icon
(₹4.4 L/yr - ₹15.1 L/yr)

Monthly in-hand salary

₹ 66,702 - ₹ 68,409 info icon

21% more than the average Associate Salary in IT Services & Consulting Companies for 0 - 9 years of experience

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
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0 - 9 years exp. (53.3k salaries)
9.2 Lakhs

₹4.4 L/yr - ₹15 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Associate Salary
0 - 9 years exp. (3.3k salaries)
9.2 Lakhs

₹4.4 L/yr - ₹15 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Associate Salary
0 - 9 years exp. (2.4k salaries)
9.2 Lakhs

₹4.4 L/yr - ₹14.5 L/yr

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2024

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Average Cognizant Associate salary in India is ₹9.2 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 9 years. ...Associate salary at Cognizant ranges between ₹4.4 Lakhs to ₹15.1 Lakhs per year. Salary estimates are based on 75.1k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.read more

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Experience wise Cognizant Associate salaries

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2024

Experience Avg Annual Salary
Fresher(216 salaries)

4.4 Lakhs

₹3.5 L/yr - ₹9.3 L/yr
1 year(373 salaries)

5.2 Lakhs

₹3.4 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr
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4 years(15.8k salaries)

9.4 Lakhs

₹5.1 L/yr - ₹15 L/yr
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Associate salaries sourced from jobs posted by Cognizant

Last Updated: 12 Aug 2021

Experience Avg Annual Salary
1 - 3 years exp 2 - ₹ 3.3 Lakhs
3 - 5 years exp 4.5 - ₹ 7 Lakhs
5 - 7 years exp 8.5 - ₹ 80 Lakhs
7 - 8 years exp 90 - ₹ 90 Lakhs

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Top skills at Cognizant for Associate

Project Management Test Cases Test Strategy Project Planning Unit Testing

Cognizant Associate Salary FAQs

What is the salary of Associate at Cognizant?
Average Cognizant Associate salary in India is ₹9.2 Lakhs for less than 1 year of experience to 9 years. Associate salary at Cognizant India ranges between ₹4.4 Lakhs to ₹15.1 Lakhs. According to our estimates it is 21% more than the average Associate Salary in India. Salary estimates are based on 75.1k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant India.
How does the salary of a Associate at Cognizant India compare with the average salary range for this job?
The average salary of a Associate at Cognizant is ₹9.2 Lakhs per year which is 21% more than average salary of a Associate in India which receives a salary of ₹7.6 Lakhs per year.
What are the top skills required to work as a Associate at Cognizant?
Project Management, Test Cases, Test Strategy, Project Planning and Unit Testing are some of the popular skills required to work as a Associate at Cognizant India.
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What is the estimated take home salary of a Associate at Cognizant in India?
The estimated take home salary of a Associate at Cognizant ranges between ₹66,702 per month to ₹68,409 per month in India. The take home salary calculation is based on the average Cognizant Associate salary in India which is ₹9.2 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 9 years Check how did we calculate take home salary?
How much salary Cognizant as an employer is offering to a Associate in India?
Cognizant is offering a Associate a salary in the range of 2 L/yr to 90 L/yr with experience ranging between 1 to 8 years of experience. Salary Estimates are based on the jobs submitted by Cognizant
What is the notice period for Associate at Cognizant?
According to AmbitionBox, 50% of the Cognizant Associates reported a notice period of 2 Months, 23% reported a notice period of 3 Months and the remaining reported other notice period durations. This is based on 24.3k responses on AmbitionBox in last 2 years.

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3.5

rated by 4.5k Cognizant Associates for salary & benefits

Associate in Bangalore / Bengaluru

Full Time

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Software Development Department

1.0
posted on 29 Dec 2023

1.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

the only good thing I would say was that the work pressure was never too high

Dislikes

No support from Managers, they are just there to please the client's whims and will treat you accordingly. Absolutely horrible compensation, often asked to work on weekends too. It is a company full of dinosaurs holding on to their job through any means possible because they are not fit to survive in the market, hence there is a ton of politics and lobbying. It is not a company for people who are high performers, eventually they will get buried under the rubble of politics.

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Work days: Monday to Friday (Strict Timings)

Associate in Bangalore / Bengaluru

Full Time

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Software Development Department

5.0
posted on 30 Oct 2023

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

Blessed to be a part of CTS family.

Dislikes

They didn't much care about the people in salary increments and all who are working for years with cognizant. But for the newly joining people they will give more CTC then the stayed one over the years. That's the drawback i faced.

Work Details

Work policy: 3 days/week from office

Work days: Monday to Friday (Flexible Timings)

Associate in Pune

Full Time

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Software Development Department

4.0
posted on 02 Oct 2023

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

1.Good work Life balance 2.Skill development and learning 3.Good environment for freshers

Dislikes

...there is pay called variable pay they are giving that pay on the basis of performance if you're having good performance also they will pay you less and give you less appraisal

Work Details

Work policy: 2 days/week from office

Work days: Monday to Friday (Strict Timings)

Associate in Bangalore / Bengaluru

Full Time

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Software Development Department

4.0
posted on 12 Sep 2023

2.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

You can expect moderate amount of work and less scrutiny while ample opportunities for learning are available. Also very nice working culture

Dislikes

The Appraisal cycles are always confusing and usually you can't expect much in terms of Salary or increments. Working hours: 9 am to 7 pm. Mismanagement is a problem at times.

Work Details

Work days: Monday to Friday (Strict Timings)

Associate in Hyderabad / Secunderabad

Full Time

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Banking Operations Department

5.0
posted on 17 Jul 2023

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

Likes

my first job my first company. i got good co worker and they are very supportive and selfless persons. and the TL and managers are very friendly and supportive. everything is going good till now. my process is very comfortable to work don't know about other processes and thir management.

Dislikes

10 hour shift time, company policys, OTs, no bonus for level 1 exicutives (freshers), useless internet allowance policy. who ever going to join please ask everything before joining to your recruiter with details and also take proofs at the time of on boarding call for example video call at team and voice call .

Work Details

Work days: Monday to Friday (Strict Timings)

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Cognizant Associate salary in India ranges between ₹4.4 Lakhs to ₹15.1 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹9.2 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 75.1k Cognizant latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.