Cognizant number of employees 2019

The number of employees at Cognizant peaked at 292,500 worldwide in 2019, after a steady increase in the last decade. India is the country where Cognizant employs most of its workers – 46,400 of them worked in the North America in 2019.


Recent media focus on its role of Facebook content moderator has put the American IT services and consulting company Cognizant into the public spotlight. However, content moderating is but a small fraction of the entirety of its businesses. With an annual revenue of 16.13 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, Cognizant is one of the leading IT services companies worldwide. The company brought in most of its revenues from the financial services segment; a bulk of its sales also come from providing services to healthcare providers/payers as well as life science companies. Although most of Cognizant’s workforce is located in India, the majority of their revenues is generated in North America.

Number of employees at Cognizant from 2008 to 2019

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Release date

February 2020



Survey time period

2008 to 2019

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