Compare Kmart vs McDonald's BETA

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

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McDonald's

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 5514 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 54031 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
2.7
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Kmart Ceo Edward S. Lampert
51%
51%Edward S. Lampert
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 27% higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
40%
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than Kmart employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 21,403 more total submitted salaries than Kmart.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier989 Salaries
$9/hr
Assistant Manager59 Salaries
$56,535/yr
New Home Sales Consultant258 Salaries
$31,040/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member3911 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager819 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier252 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,175 more reviews than Kmart that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 488 more reviews than Kmart that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 221 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 216 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Minimum wage"(in 354 reviews)
"No raises"(in 285 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at Kmart part-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Great work environment. Friendly staff. Flexible hours.

Cons

Old technology. Some shifts were slow.

"Nice"Apr 22, 2021

Former Employee - Cashier

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

Pros

Easy work nice coworkers to work with

Cons

Need to be patient with some customers

Job Postings

McDonald's has 74,974 more recently posted open jobs than Kmart.