Compare McDonald's vs J Sainsbury BETA

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

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J Sainsbury

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • J Sainsbury scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
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)
3.7
(based on 5172 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
J Sainsbury employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 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
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 19% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
J Sainsbury Ceo Mike Coupe
59%
59%Mike Coupe
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
J Sainsbury employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 7% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than J Sainsbury employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

J Sainsbury has 542 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1168 Salaries
£7/hr
Contract Construction Representative7 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Care Assistant88 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Counter Assistant101 Salaries
£8/hr
General Assistant620 Salaries
£9/hr
Customer Service Assistant439 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,131 more reviews than J Sainsbury that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at J Sainsbury.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 577 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 189 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 172 reviews)
"Team leaders"(in 141 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!

"Manager"23 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at J Sainsbury full-time

Pros

Good career progress to reach your goals

Cons

Long hours working as a manager

Job Postings

McDonald's has 117,405 more recently posted open jobs than J Sainsbury.