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 3 areas: Work-life balance, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Walmart scored higher in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management 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 1833 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2285 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.6
Work-life balance
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.6
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo  John Betts
92%
92% John Betts
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Walmart employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Walmart Ceo Horacio Barbeito
86%
86%Horacio Barbeito
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
73%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Positive Business Outlook
56%

Salaries

Walmart has 1,108 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member427 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Sales Associate13 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Assistant Manager25 Salaries
CA$37,309/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier233 Salaries
CA$14/hr
Sales Associate179 Salaries
CA$12/hr
Assistant Manager123 Salaries
CA$55,041/yr

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 1992 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1983 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 2288 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1291 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1093 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 731 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1404 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1112 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 - Work From Home Part Time

I have been working at Walmart part-time

Pros

Friendly atmosphere and easy work.

Cons

Wear and tear on your body.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 15,665 more recently posted open jobs than Walmart.