Compare McDonald's vs Apple BETA

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

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Apple

Employee Ratings

  • Apple 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 45015 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 18774 reviews)
Apple employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Apple employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Apple employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.7
Apple employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.7
Apple employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
4.3
Apple employees rated their Culture & Values 1.1 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Apple Ceo Tim Cook
94%
94%Tim Cook
Apple employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
84%
Apple employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 23% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Apple employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 31% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 4,181 more total submitted salaries than Apple.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1171 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager227 Salaries
£9/hr
Shift Running Manager22 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Apple Genius61 Salaries
£29,401/yr
Manager12 Salaries
£49,795/yr
Specialist159 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at Apple.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Apple.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1741 reviews)
"Great people"(in 810 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 543 reviews)
"Retail hours"(in 340 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"14 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Good and fun to work for

Cons

Non you should be fine

Former Employee - Specialist

I worked at Apple part-time

Pros

Great benefits, good coworkers, awesome work environment.

Cons

Retail job, not enough hours, competitive and lack of promotions.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 114,827 more recently posted open jobs than Apple.