Compare McDonald's vs ALDI BETA

See how working at McDonald's vs. ALDI compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at McDonald's vs. ALDI. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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McDonald's

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ALDI

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • ALDI scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 44341 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 705 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
ALDI employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than ALDI employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
ALDI Ceo Jason Hart
86%
86%Jason Hart
ALDI employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
60%
ALDI employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 4,156 more total submitted salaries than ALDI.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1164 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager222 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Care Assistant88 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Assistant144 Salaries
£9/hr
Area Manager101 Salaries
£46,581/yr
Customer Assistant11 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at ALDI.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at ALDI.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 716 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 513 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 421 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 345 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"8 Dec 2020

Former Employee - Crew Member

I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great Management, friendly staff, great pay, great hours, very flexible

Cons

None that I can think of

Former Employee - Stock Assistant

I worked at ALDI part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good pay for the work

Cons

Very physical work, can be tiring

Job Postings

McDonald's has 101,630 more recently posted open jobs than ALDI.