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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 3313 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 3860 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.4
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.4
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Jacques Mignault
82%
82%Jacques Mignault
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Horacio Barbeito
83%
83%Horacio Barbeito
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
69%
% Recommend to a friend
69%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Walmart employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Walmart has 830 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member868 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Customer Service Representative76 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Sales Associate32 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier678 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Customer Service Representative530 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Sales Associate313 Salaries
CA$14/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!

"Very Good"May 26, 2021

Current Employee - Cap II Associate

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

Pros

It's been a pleasure for me to work there under very good management

Cons

I haven't found any cons here actually you find it good

Job Postings

McDonald's has 47,717 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.