Compare McDonald's vs Burger King BETA

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

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Burger King

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)
3.6
(based on 3817 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 9648 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Jacques Mignault
79%
79%Jacques Mignault
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 13% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Burger King Ceo Jose Cil
66%
66%Jose Cil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
65%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

McDonald's has 7,332 more total submitted salaries than Burger King.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member843 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Crew Trainer137 Salaries
CA$13/hr
Manager108 Salaries
CA$39,601/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier26 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Recruiter1 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager-In-Training10 Salaries
CA$40,707/yr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,236 more reviews than Burger King that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Burger King.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 290 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 224 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 228 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 222 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Line Cook

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

Pros

Awesome team, was very lucky to work with a great crew. Hours were flexible

Cons

Pay could be more but it isn't bad for a student wage

Advice to Management

Keep it up!

Current Employee - Team Member

I have been working at Burger King full-time

Pros

I started off here now I run the entire District

Cons

It's a grind to move up but if you are willing to be a man and put in the work you will get to wherever you want to be.

Advice to Management

Get better managers

Job Postings

McDonald's has 63,353 more recently posted open jobs than Burger King.