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 35503 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.7
(based on 822 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 1.1 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.9 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
79%
79%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 40% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Pret A Manger Ceo Pano Christou
39%
39%Pano Christou
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Pret A Manger employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
28%

Salaries

McDonald's has 3,599 more total submitted salaries than Pret A Manger.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member935 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager140 Salaries
£9/hr
Crew Trainer110 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member69 Salaries
£8/hr
Assistant Manager18 Salaries
£26,500/yr
Trainer2 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 1,850 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 1992 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1983 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 142 reviews)
"Paid breaks"(in 40 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1093 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 731 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 46 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 32 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Job"8 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Waitress

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

Pros

Great people, great atmosphere, good pay

Cons

Some long hours, sometimes as with everything you get difficult customers

Former Employee - Team Member

I worked at Pret A Manger part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great pay, good training, good opportunities for promotion

Cons

Can be stressful as shops become incredibly busy

Job Postings

McDonald's has 65,896 more recently posted open jobs than Pret A Manger.