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)
3.7
(based on 3179 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)
3.4
(based on 8449 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 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
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Jacques Mignault
84%
84%Jacques Mignault
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Burger King Ceo Jose Cil
69%
69%Jose Cil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
70%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
55%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

McDonald's has 5,664 more total submitted salaries than Burger King.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member817 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager81 Salaries
CA$38,798/yr
Swing Manager82 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member41 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager-In-Training11 Salaries
CA$39,882/yr
Unemployed4 Salaries
CA$14/hr

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!

"Company"May 7, 2021

Former Employee - Team Member

I worked at Burger King part-time for less than a year

Pros

Best first job for students.

Cons

There are no negative thing to say to this company

Advice to Management

All good

Job Postings

McDonald's has 32,546 more recently posted open jobs than Burger King.