Compare McDonald's vs Amazon BETA

See how working at McDonald's vs. Amazon 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. Amazon. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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McDonald's

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, 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 44584 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 55090 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.5
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
83%
83%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
69%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 24% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 1,451 more total submitted salaries than Amazon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Shift Manager226 Salaries
£9/hr
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£8/hr
Shift Running Manager22 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
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£36,784/yr
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What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2416 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1818 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2661 reviews)
"No work life"(in 815 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's part-time for less than a year

Pros

It is a great place to work where there is lots of room for training and progression. It’s definitely a well oiled machine, they know what they’re doing.

Cons

Sometimes communication isn’t great but that is only every so often

Advice to Management

None!

Current Employee - Finance Manager

I have been working at Amazon full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Customer centric, insists on highest standards, great peer group, variety of projects to gain great experience

Cons

Challenging projects, time management, deliverables, meetings, project timelines

Job Postings

McDonald's has 84,069 more recently posted open jobs than Amazon.