Compare McDonald's vs Walmart BETA

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

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Walmart

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Walmart scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits 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 67624 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 79632 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
74%
74%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
65%
65%Doug McMillon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
48%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 11,759 more total submitted salaries than Walmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2023 Salaries
£8/hr
Shift Manager409 Salaries
£10/hr
Customer Care Assistant104 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier2 Salaries
$11/hr
Manager2 Salaries
£18/hr
Customer Service Representative1 Salaries
£8/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 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

"ghcvjh"21 Nov 2021

Former Employee - Supply Chain Specialist

I worked at Walmart full-time

Pros

the things that I liked are the environment inclusion diversity learning, exposure

Cons

there is no cons in this company

Job Postings

McDonald's has 80,628 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.