Compare McDonald's vs ALDI BETA

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

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ALDI

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • ALDI scored higher in 4 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 44334 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 5225 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
ALDI employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than ALDI employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
ALDI Ceo Jason Hart
78%
78%Jason Hart
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
ALDI employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 19,194 more total submitted salaries than ALDI.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2650 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager611 Salaries
$11/hr
Mcdonalds154 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Manager Trainee380 Salaries
$54,307/yr
Shift Manager411 Salaries
$18/hr
Associate109 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at ALDI.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at ALDI.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 716 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 513 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 421 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 345 reviews)
Featured Review
"great"Jan 15, 2021

Former Employee - Executive Chef/Owner

I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

own boss, working to win

Cons

huge work load compared to the compensation

Advice to Management

open your ears

"Aldi manager"Jan 13, 2021

Current Employee - Aldi Store Manager

I have been working at ALDI full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

They care about their employees.

Cons

50 hours a week all mid shifts leave little to no time for anything else.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 102,386 more recently posted open jobs than ALDI.