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Cognizant Data Engineer salaries in India with 0 - 7 years exp.

Average annual salary

8.5 Lakhs info icon
(₹2.7 L/yr - ₹15.1 L/yr)

Monthly in-hand salary

62,613 - ₹ 64,203 info icon

21% less than the average Data Engineer Salary in IT Services & Consulting Companies for 0 - 7 years of experience

Salaries in different departments

Engineering - Software & QA
Data Engineer Salary
0 - 7 years exp. (533 salaries)
8.9 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹15.5 L/yr

Data Science & Analytics
Data Engineer Salary
0 - 7 years exp. (374 salaries)
8 Lakhs

₹2.2 L/yr - ₹14.5 L/yr

IT & Information Security
Data Engineer Salary
1 - 6 years exp. (28 salaries)
8.5 Lakhs

₹4.5 L/yr - ₹15.1 L/yr

Last Updated: 25 May 2024

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1 - 7 years exp. (299 salaries)

8.3 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹13.6 L/yr

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L&T Infotech Data Engineer Salary

1 - 6 years exp. (1.1k salaries)

8.3 Lakhs

₹3.5 L/yr - ₹14 L/yr

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0 - 4 years exp. (147 salaries)

8.7 Lakhs

₹3.5 L/yr - ₹15.5 L/yr

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LTIMindtree Data Engineer Salary

0 - 5 years exp. (1.1k salaries)

5.9 Lakhs

₹2 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr

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1 - 6 years exp. (201 salaries)

7.5 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹13 L/yr

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NTT DATA Data Engineer Salary

1 - 7 years exp. (102 salaries)

10.3 Lakhs

₹7 L/yr - ₹17.2 L/yr

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HCL Group Data Engineer Salary

1 - 6 years exp. (45 salaries)

7 Lakhs

₹3.2 L/yr - ₹12 L/yr

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Atos Syntel Data Engineer Salary

0 - 7 years exp. (44 salaries)

8.8 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹15.2 L/yr

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6.7 Lakhs

₹3 L/yr - ₹11.3 L/yr

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13.6 Lakhs

₹6.5 L/yr - ₹20.8 L/yr

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HCL Infosystems Data Engineer Salary

0 - 9 years exp. (5 salaries)

8.9 Lakhs

₹2.4 L/yr - ₹15.9 L/yr

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Average Cognizant Data Engineer salary in India is ₹8.5 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 7 years. Data Engineer salary at Cognizant ranges between ₹2.7 Lakhs to ₹15.1 Lakhs per year. Salary estimates are based on 1.3k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.

Latest annual salaries shared by Cognizant Data Engineer

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6.5 Lakhs
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8.2 Lakhs
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Experience wise Cognizant Data Engineer salaries

Last Updated: 25 May 2024

Experience Avg Annual Salary
Fresher (30 salaries)

2.7 Lakhs

(₹1.1 L/yr - ₹7.2 L/yr)
1 year (173 salaries)

4.1 Lakhs

(₹2.2 L/yr - ₹7.5 L/yr)
2 years (325 salaries)

5.7 Lakhs

(₹3 L/yr - ₹10 L/yr)
3 years (269 salaries)

7.4 Lakhs

(₹3.5 L/yr - ₹13.3 L/yr)
4 years (242 salaries)

9.2 Lakhs

(₹4.5 L/yr - ₹16.5 L/yr)
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Top skills at Cognizant for Data Engineer

SQL Python Azure Hadoop AWS Java Spark Data Modeling Hive ETL Tool ETL Cloud GCP Talend SCALA

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Data Engineer in Pune

Data Science & Analytics Department

2.0
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1.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Work culture is better than any Indian peers like TCS, Infosys and Wipro.

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... managment is very poor in terms of communicating key timelines to assocites. 4. Salary hike is very less and never on time.

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Senior Associate in Pune

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3.0
posted on 24 May 2024

3.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Dislikes

Was struggling a bit to find full match project in the field of IAM however partially match you will get always. Less management interaction, less learning opportunities as my manager did not allowed me to get elevate on okta certification. Increment delayed and not get the the arreas.

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Senior Associate in Chennai

Full Time

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Quality Assurance Department

5.0
posted on 18 May 2024

5.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Excellent Leadership Excellent job stability Excellent client leadership Excellent yearly bonus Excellent Yearly annual compensation Excellent leave encashment policy Excellent work culture Excellent work life balance

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Programmer Analyst in Pune

Full Time

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Data Science & Analytics Department

4.0
posted on 06 May 2024

4.0 for Salary and Benefits

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Good gain of knowledge and good opportunities to thrive for betterment. Pay scale is good and always provide bonus yearly.

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Dislikes

The number of resignation they give to the employees makes some discomfort and bring up the fear of loosing a job

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Cognizant Data Engineer Salary FAQs

What is the salary of Data Engineer at Cognizant?
Average Cognizant Data Engineer salary in India is ₹8.5 Lakhs for less than 1 year of experience to 7 years. Data Engineer salary at Cognizant India ranges between ₹2.7 Lakhs to ₹15.1 Lakhs. According to our estimates it is 21% less than the average Data Engineer Salary in India. Salary estimates are based on 1.3k latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant India.
How does the salary of a Data Engineer at Cognizant India compare with the average salary range for this job?
The average salary of a Data Engineer at Cognizant is ₹8.5 Lakhs per year which is 21% less than average salary of a Data Engineer in India which receives a salary of ₹10.8 Lakhs per year.
What are the top skills required to work as a Data Engineer at Cognizant?
SQL, Python, Azure, Hadoop and AWS are some of the popular skills required to work as a Data Engineer at Cognizant India.
Which similar companies are paying more than Cognizant to a Data Engineer in India?
  • Dell EMC Data Engineer Salary - 15.3 Lakhs per year
  • IBM Data Engineer Salary - 13.8 Lakhs per year
  • NielsenIQ Data Engineer Salary - 13.6 Lakhs per year
  • Atos Global IT Solutions And Services Data Engineer Salary - 13.1 Lakhs per year
  • NTT DATA Data Engineer Salary - 10.3 Lakhs per year
What is the salary of a Data Engineer in companies similar to Cognizant in India?
  • Capgemini Data Engineer Salary - 10.0 Lakhs per year
  • Accenture Data Engineer Salary - 9.2 Lakhs per year
  • HCL Infosystems Data Engineer Salary - 8.9 Lakhs per year
  • Atos Syntel Data Engineer Salary - 8.8 Lakhs per year
  • Wipro Data Engineer Salary - 8.8 Lakhs per year
What is the estimated take home salary of a Data Engineer at Cognizant in India?
The estimated take home salary of a Data Engineer at Cognizant ranges between ₹62,613 per month to ₹64,203 per month in India. The take home salary calculation is based on the average Cognizant Data Engineer salary in India which is ₹8.5 Lakhs per year for employees with less than 1 year of experience to 7 years Check how did we calculate take home salary?
What is the notice period for Data Engineer at Cognizant?
According to AmbitionBox, 29% of the Cognizant Data Engineers reported a notice period of 3 Months, 28% reported a notice period of 15 days or less and the remaining reported other notice period durations. This is based on 989 responses on AmbitionBox in last 2 years.

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Cognizant Data Engineer salary in India ranges between ₹₹2.7 Lakhs to ₹₹15.1 Lakhs with an average annual salary of ₹₹8.5 Lakhs. Salary estimates are based on 1.3k Cognizant latest salaries received from various employees of Cognizant.