Compare McDonald's vs Dollar General BETA

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

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Dollar General

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's 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 39635 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 7001 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.4
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 30% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Dollar General Ceo Todd Vasos
47%
47%Todd Vasos
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
37%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Dollar General employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

McDonald's has 4,756 more total submitted salaries than Dollar General.
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£9/hr
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What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Pro at Dollar General.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Dollar General.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2119 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2078 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 165 reviews)
"Weekly pay"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1164 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 762 reviews)
Cons
"Upper management"(in 274 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 249 reviews)
Featured Review
"fun"30 Oct 2020

Former Freelancer - Waitress

I worked at McDonald's for less than a year

Pros

it was always very fun

Cons

sometimes not as fun tho

Current Employee - Assistant Manager

I have been working at Dollar General full-time for more than a year

Pros

Learning new things everyday, fast paced environment

Cons

Limited coverage need more hours on truck days

Job Postings

McDonald's has 30,440 more recently posted open jobs than Dollar General.