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 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits 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 59080 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 71962 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
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
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
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
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
68%
68%Doug McMillon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
47%

Salaries

McDonald's has 9,312 more total submitted salaries than Walmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1633 Salaries
£7/hr
Shift Manager345 Salaries
£10/hr
Customer Care Assistant89 Salaries
£8/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bartender1 Salaries
£10/hr
Shift Manager2 Salaries
£31,349/yr
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

Current Intern - Mcdonalds Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's

Pros

very good working atmosphere and motivation

Cons

no cons about this job.

Former Employee - Data Scientist Intern

I worked at Walmart part-time for more than a year

Pros

for a data scientist intern very good

Cons

for a data scientist intern not bad at all

Job Postings

McDonald's has 51,695 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.