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 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities 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 88605 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 98150 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
3.2
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
71%
71%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Doug McMillon
62%
62%Doug McMillon
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
57%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

McDonald's has 15,894 more total submitted salaries than Walmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4466 Salaries
£9/hr
Shift Manager574 Salaries
£11/hr
Customer Service130 Salaries
£9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier2 Salaries
US$12/hr
Manager3 Salaries
£61,960/yr
Customer Assistant1 Salaries
£9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • McDonald's had 803 more reviews than Walmart that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 4524 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 2081 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2325 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1755 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at McDonald's part-time

Pros

Supportive training and management. Enjoyed my time there.

Cons

Felt a little underappreciated for my individual efforts at rare times

"Good employer"20 Jul 2022

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Walmart part-time

Pros

Good culture, reasonable pay, nice colleagues.

Cons

Pay could always be better

Job Postings

McDonald's has 30 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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Recent Jobs
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MOT TesterDarlington, North East England, England
30+ days ago