Compare McDonald's vs Costa BETA

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

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Costa

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 8 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 48214 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1635 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Costa Ceo Jill McDonald
65%
65%Jill McDonald
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than Costa employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

McDonald's has 4,784 more total submitted salaries than Costa.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1249 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager243 Salaries
£9/hr
Crew Trainer143 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Barista356 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Manager82 Salaries
£9/hr
Recruiter1 Salaries
£65,000/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Free drinks" was the most mentioned Pro at Costa.
  • McDonald's had 793 more reviews than Costa that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Free drinks"(in 128 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 115 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 49 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Mcdonalds Crew Member

I worked at McDonald's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good people, flexible shifts, free food and employee discounts

Cons

Rude customers and can be long hours

Former Employee - Analyst

I worked at Costa full-time for less than a year

Pros

Nice people, ok benefits, no excessive hours

Cons

Not the best place long term

Advice to Management

Develop better options for career development

Job Postings

McDonald's has 68,391 more recently posted open jobs than Costa.