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 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 5096 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 12533 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.4
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 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
3.3
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Jacques Mignault
76%
76%Jacques Mignault
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Burger King Ceo Jose Cil
64%
64%Jose Cil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

McDonald's has 10,837 more total submitted salaries than Burger King.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1985 Salaries
$15/hr
Manager187 Salaries
$41,321/yr
Swing Manager128 Salaries
$17/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier46 Salaries
$15/hr
Shift Manager16 Salaries
$16/hr
Ontario2 Salaries
$14/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 3,663 more reviews than Burger King that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 2,250 more reviews than Burger King that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 419 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 277 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 323 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 308 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I have been working at McDonald's part-time for more than a year

Pros

Flexible working hours, good team members, good managements

Cons

Not enough shifts at time

"Current Employee"Jul 21, 2022

Current Employee - Shift Supervisor

I have been working at Burger King full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good for working students Flexible hours Good management

Cons

If you’re looking for a job that you want to be constantly increasing the pay, this is not for you.

Advice to Management

Acknowledge the hardwork of your employees and give them benefits or rewards

Job Postings

McDonald's has 65,672 more recently posted open jobs than Burger King.
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