Compare McDonald's vs Pret A Manger BETA

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

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Pret A Manger

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 54029 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.0
(based on 1213 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.8
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.8 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.5
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 35% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Pret A Manger Ceo Pano Christou
43%
43%Pano Christou
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
47%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
33%

Salaries

McDonald's has 6,948 more total submitted salaries than Pret A Manger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1720 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager293 Salaries
£10/hr
Customer Care Assistant231 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member199 Salaries
£9/hr
Assistant Manager39 Salaries
£26,694/yr
Customer Service7 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,353 more reviews than Pret A Manger that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Pret A Manger.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 173 reviews)
"Paid breaks"(in 47 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 61 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 41 reviews)
Featured Review
"Server"3 May 2021

Former Employee - Customer Assistant

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

Pros

Flexible hours, good pay, good opportunity to progress

Cons

Hours can be long, need to be flexible for a lot of tasks

"Pros and Cons"25 Mar 2021

Current Employee - Barista

I have been working at Pret A Manger full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good place to work and people use to be very friendly.

Cons

You need to work hard or they should replace you.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 75,725 more recently posted open jobs than Pret A Manger.