Compare Family Dollar Stores vs McDonald's BETA

See how working at Family Dollar Stores vs. McDonald's 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 Family Dollar Stores vs. McDonald's. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Family Dollar Stores

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McDonald's

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.7
(based on 3345 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 39127 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.8 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.8
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
2.3
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 1.0 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.3
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.8 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
2.4
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.9 higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Family Dollar Stores Ceo Gary M. Philbin
41%
41%Gary M. Philbin
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 36% higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
33%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 29% higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
30%
Positive Business Outlook
47%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 17% higher than Family Dollar Stores employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 17,330 more total submitted salaries than Family Dollar Stores.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager460 Salaries
$46,904/yr
Assistant Manager352 Salaries
$11/hr
Store Training Manager14 Salaries
$51,999/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2445 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager503 Salaries
$11/hr
Crew Trainer325 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,022 more reviews than Family Dollar Stores that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Upper management" was the most mentioned Con at Family Dollar Stores.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 56 reviews)
"Great people"(in 55 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 2119 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2078 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Upper management"(in 150 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 139 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1164 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 762 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - ASM- Assistant Store Manager

I worked at Family Dollar Stores full-time for less than a year

Pros

I love working with people and building new relationships

Cons

Long hours 12.00 an hour

"Good job"Oct 6, 2020

Current Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

I have been working at McDonald's part-time

Pros

Manger works with scheduling. Good people friendly environment

Cons

Underpaid. Overworked. Not enough enforcement on employees. Some rude managers

Job Postings

McDonald's has 118,509 more recently posted open jobs than Family Dollar Stores.