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Cognizant Software Engineer Salaries

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Level Name
Total
Base
Stock (/yr)
Bonus
L1
Programmer Analyst(Entry Level)
$87K
$85K
$0
$2K
L2
Associate
$83K
$80K
$0
$3K
L3
Senior Associate
$101K
$99K
$2K
$143
L4
Architect
$131K
$129K
$286
$2K
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FAQ

The highest paying salary package for a Software Engineer at Cognizant sits at a yearly total compensation of $160,100. This includes base salary as well as any potential stock compensation and bonuses.
The median yearly total compensation at Cognizant for the Software Engineer role is $95,000.