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Cogent Communications Company Culture

Cogent Communications Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
4.3/5
Cogent Communications' Overall Culture is rated A-

Top Rated Culture Dimensions

Cogent Communications CEO

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Dave Schaeffer Cogent Communications' CEO
Dave Schaeffer
75 /100

Diversity at Cogent Communications

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D+

Diverse employees at Cogent Communications have rated CEO Rating, Retention, and Leadership as the highest categories they have scored

Women at Cogent Communications

Cogent Communications eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
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Recommend to a Friend?

-13

Cogent Communications employees are -13% more likely to recommend Cogent Communications as a great place to work

20%Promoters
47%Passives
33%Detractors

Working at Cogent Communications

Working at Cogent Communications is rated highly by 17 employees, across various culture aspects.

Overall Company Culture at Cogent Communications

A-

Overall Company Culture at Cogent Communications is rated A-

Last updated a month ago

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Cogent Communications ranks in the Top 15% of other companies on Comparably with 501-1,000 Employees for Overall Company Culture Score

Overall Company Culture Score by Department

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Cogent Communications Employee Reviews

Out of 40 Cogent Communications employee reviews, 77% were positive. The remaining 23% were constructive reviews with the goal of helping Cogent Communications improve their work culture.

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Positive Reviews77%
Constructive Feedback23%

Positive Reviews From Cogent Communications Employees

  • What did you like most about the interview process?
    Structured multi tiered with clearly defend roles and responsibilities of the interviewers.
    Anonymous Review
  • What makes you most happy at work?
    Positive environment and positive culture plus work environment.
    Anonymous Review
  • What is most positive about the culture and environment at your company?
    They provide diversity and are inclusive. PLus ample opportunities for internal growth.
    Anonymous Review

Constructive Feedback From Cogent Communications Employees

  • What's going wrong and how can it be improved?
    Either increase pay to match the work or, increase number of people doing this job to distribute responsibilites
    Anonymous Review
  • Why do you feel undervalued and what would make you feel better about your compensation?
    The title I have is deserving of the pay, bit the amount of responsibilites that is put on myself and my team go beyond what would be the normal duties of my title
    Anonymous Review
  • What would you improve about your company's interview process?
    maybe interviewers remembering having the interview
    Review from Sales DeptAnonymous Review

Cogent Communications Company Information

Cogent Communications Mission Statement

Our innovative, facilities-based network spans across North America, across the Atlantic throughout Europe, and across the Pacific to Asia

Cogent Communications Vision Statement

We have become widely recognized as one of the largest carriers of Internet traffic in the world.

Cogent Communications Values

  • Diversity
  • Customer
  • Prices
  • Communications
HeadquarterUnited States of America
Websitewww.cogentco.com

Cogent Communications Employees

17 employees at Cogent Communications have reviewed Cogent Communications across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was a month ago.

Overall, the 17 Cogent Communications employees give their leadership a grade of A-, or Top 15% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Cogent Communications are generally satisfied with their total compensation at Cogent Communications, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Cogent Communications are pleased with their team. 17 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B+. The majority believe the meetings at Cogent Communications are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Cogent Communications believe the environment at Cogent Communications is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Cogent Communications is comfortably fast. About 57% of the employees at Cogent Communications work 8 hours or less.

Overall, the employees at Cogent Communications are generally happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

Cogent Communications Competitors

Cogent Communications competitors include Verizon, Level 3 Communications, Zayo Group, and Cable One. Cogent Communications ranks 1st in Overall Culture Score on Comparably vs its competitors. See below how Cogent Communications compares to its competitors with CEO Rankings, Product & Services, NPS, Pricing, Customer Services, Overall Culture Score, eNPS, Gender and Diversity Scores.

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    Cogent Communications' Logo
    Cogent Communications
    4.3/5
  2. #2
    Verizon's Logo
    Verizon
    3.8/5
  3. #3
    Level 3 Communications' Logo
    Level 3 Communications
    3.2/5
  4. #4
    Zayo Group's Logo
    Zayo Group
    2.5/5
  5. #5
    Cable One's Logo
    Cable One
    2.5/5

Cogent Communications Salaries

How much does Cogent Communications pay?

How much do people at Cogent Communications get paid? See the latest salaries by department and job title. The average estimated annual salary, including base and bonus, at Cogent Communications is $92,861, or $44 per hour, while the estimated median salary is $101,693, or $48 per hour.

At Cogent Communications, the highest paid job is a Sales Manager at $123,080 annually and the lowest is a CS Rep at $44,821 annually. Average Cogent Communications salaries by department include: Admin at $54,619, IT at $105,932, Design at $80,207, and Business Development at $96,120. Half of Cogent Communications salaries are above $101,693.

9 employees at Cogent Communications rank their Compensation in the Top 30% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 30 ratings) while 8 employees at Cogent Communications rank their Perks And Benefits in the Bottom 20% of similar sized companies in the US (based on 9 ratings).

Last updated a month ago.

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1st Percentile
$60k
$60k1st Percentile
17th Percentile
$81k
$81k17th Percentile
33rd Percentile
$99k
$99k33rd Percentile
50th Percentile
$145k
$145k50th Percentile
67th Percentile
$196k
$196k67th Percentile
83rd Percentile
$258k
$258k83rd Percentile
100th Percentile
$263k
$263k100th Percentile
$92,861*
Average Compensation
$101,693*
Median Compensation

* Estimated salaries Estimated salaries are based on data provided anonymously by employees and/or estimated by other statistical methods.

Cogent Communications Salaries by Department

Cogent Communications Salary Averages by Department

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Admin
$54,619
Admin$54,619
Business Development
$96,120
Business Development$96,120
Communications
$72,840
Communications$72,840
Customer Support
$57,712
Customer Support$57,712
Design
$80,207
Design$80,207
Engineering
$110,662
Engineering$110,662
Finance
$73,930
Finance$73,930
HR
$104,661
HR$104,661
IT
$105,932
IT$105,932
Marketing
$87,397
Marketing$87,397
Operations
$85,463
Operations$85,463
Sales
$122,900
Sales$122,900

Cogent Communications Benefits

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  • Health Insurance
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