Compare Lowe's Home Improvement vs McDonald's BETA

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

Lowe's Home Improvement

McDonald's company icon

McDonald's

Employee Ratings

  • Lowe's Home Improvement scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • McDonald's scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 25114 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 54029 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.0
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Lowe's Home Improvement Ceo Marvin Ellison
68%
68%Marvin Ellison
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Lowe's Home Improvement employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

Lowe's Home Improvement has 13,014 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Head Cashier2052 Salaries
$14/hr
Department Manager2811 Salaries
$21/hr
Customer Service Associate3183 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member3915 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager820 Salaries
$13/hr
Customer Service Representative168 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Lowe's Home Improvement.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
Pros
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1522 reviews)
"Good benefits"(in 1089 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Part time"(in 609 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 530 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Featured Review
"best"Apr 6, 2021

Current Employee - Systems Engineer

I have been working at Lowe's Home Improvement full-time for more than a year

Pros

it makes u feel like oqn house

Cons

no cons no negative in this

Former Employee - Cook

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

good benefits and free food

Cons

bad pay and very hot during summer

Job Postings

McDonald's has 58,547 more recently posted open jobs than Lowe's Home Improvement.