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 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Walmart scored higher in 5 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 3867 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4376 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Walmart employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Jacques Mignault
77%
77%Jacques Mignault
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Horacio Barbeito
81%
81%Horacio Barbeito
Walmart employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
64%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
Walmart employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
52%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 601 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member857 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Sales Associate44 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Manager110 Salaries
CA$39,516/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier703 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Sales Associate379 Salaries
CA$15/hr
Department Manager177 Salaries
CA$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Walmart.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Walmart.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2927 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1512 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1676 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1266 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 - Account Manager

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

Pros

The best place to work

Cons

nothing much to say about Walmart

Job Postings

McDonald's has 61,980 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.