Compare McDonald's vs Marks & Spencer BETA

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

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Marks & Spencer

Employee Ratings

  • Marks & Spencer scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 62886 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 5036 reviews)
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.7
Marks & Spencer employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
75%
75%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Marks & Spencer Ceo Steve Rowe
81%
81%Steve Rowe
Marks & Spencer employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Marks & Spencer employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

McDonald's has 3,408 more total submitted salaries than Marks & Spencer.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1798 Salaries
£8/hr
Customer Care Assistant95 Salaries
£8/hr
Shift Manager372 Salaries
£10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager77 Salaries
£36,750/yr
Customer Assistant1115 Salaries
£9/hr
Manager48 Salaries
£29,606/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Staff discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Marks & Spencer.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Marks & Spencer.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Staff discount"(in 441 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 440 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 147 reviews)
"M amp s"(in 122 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Foods Cashier/General Food Prep/Grill Fry Cook/Disney Trainer

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Meeting new people, fast paced and helping customers

Cons

Can get a bit hectic at peak hours

"M&S"3 Sep 2021

Current Employee - Customer Service Associate

I have been working at Marks & Spencer full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Great company, super flexible and opportunity to progress.

Cons

Christmas working hours during peak week are inconvenient.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 95,806 more recently posted open jobs than Marks & Spencer.