Compare McDonald's vs J D Wetherspoon BETA

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

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J D Wetherspoon

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.
  • J D Wetherspoon scored higher in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
  • 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)
3.7
(based on 1804 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1684 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.9 higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo  John Betts
92%
92% John Betts
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 15% higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
77%
77%John Hutson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
72%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
51%

Salaries

McDonald's has 2,923 more total submitted salaries than J D Wetherspoon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member424 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Crew Trainer90 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Team Leader56 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Ontario1 Salaries
CA$22,255/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Pub" was the most mentioned Pro at J D Wetherspoon.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at J D Wetherspoon.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 1980 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1967 reviews)
Pros
"Pub"(in 121 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 119 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1086 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 728 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 197 reviews)
"Pub"(in 197 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier

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

Pros

A really fun place to work. I grew a lot and learned a lot in this position.

Cons

Not many I can think of

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work.

Current Employee - Kitchen Associate

I have been working at J D Wetherspoon full-time

Pros

Free food on shifts over 6hrs, 50% off otherwise

Cons

Shift work can suck at entry level as you are less likely to get regular hours

Job Postings

McDonald's has 66,586 more recently posted open jobs than J D Wetherspoon.