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Whether you are someone with years of experience or fresh out of college, Cowden welcomes you!


Cowden is always seeking talented, experienced professionals to join our team and partner with us in creating innovative solutions to meet our clients’ needs.  You will work with a diverse group of individuals to solve client issues across various work sectors.

At Cowden we believe in and support our employees by investing in ongoing educational opportunities, professional development and training programs to assist you in attaining your professional and personal goals.

Our team members enjoy competitive compensation and a comprehensive package of benefits, rewards and recognition.  We strive to offer a work/life balance while ensuring we are meeting the needs of our clients.

Students and Graduates

Build a solid foundation for your future with a company that has core competencies in the fields of Retirement & Actuarial, Health & Benefits and Compensation consulting.  Cowden is a great place to build your career foundation and further develop your expertise.  In order to encourage continued professional career development, we have an Educational Assistance program and also promote a variety of disciplines to expand the knowledge of our employees.

Our Culture

We have been recognized nationally as a “Top Small Workplace” by Winning Workplaces and the Wall Street Journal and locally as a “Best Place to Work” by the Pittsburgh Business Times.

In 2015, Cowden was honored as one of the recipients of the Pittsburgh Business Times Smart 50 Award, which recognizes top executives of the smartest companies in the Pittsburgh region.

Our Core Values

Integrity, Expertise, Results, Employees and Community


Cowden is committed to supporting organizations and programs within our community to enrich the social and economic well-being, revitalization and growth of the economy.  We are a sponsor of the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership and the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, which works to improve the economy and quality of life in the region.  We are committed to supporting various community organizations through volunteer service and financial donations. The employees at Cowden participate in various fundraising activities and help to create awareness for different causes.

Employee Testimonials

“At Cowden, I am able to build relationships with clients to better understand their needs and challenges from a large-scale perspective.” – Nathan Hoellman, Analyst

Equal Opportunity

Cowden is an equal opportunity employer.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to maintain an environment free of discrimination and to comply with all federal, state and local laws to provide equal employment opportunities.

Make your next step to Cowden Associates, Inc. by submitting your resume for employment consideration here

Current Job Openings

Analyst for the Health & Benefits Practice – Posted 12/17/2021

Senior Analyst for the Health & Benefits Practice – Posted 12/17/2021

Analyst for the Retirement/Actuarial Practice – Posted 11/16/2021

Consultant for the Retirement/Actuarial Practice – Posted 11/16/2021

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