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Whether you are someone with years of experience or fresh out of college, Cowden Associates welcomes you! Professionals Students and Graduates Our Culture Our Core Values Community Employee Testimonials Equal Opportunity Current Job Openings


Cowden is always seeking talented, experienced professionals to join our team and partner with us in creating innovative solutions to meet our client’s 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 Associates was honored as one of the recipients of the Pittsburgh Business Times Smart50 Award, which recognizes top executives of the smartest companies in the Pittsburgh region. Our Core Values:  

Integrity, Expertise, Results, Employees and Community 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:

“I enjoy the challenges and the people I work with. There is always a new learning opportunity which allows me to succeed and grow in my professional career. ” – Heather Erfort, Controller

“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


We welcome your inquiries about Cowden Associates, Inc. and look forward to introducing you to our services and professionals.


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