Compare McDonald's vs Amazon BETA

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

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Amazon

Employee Ratings

  • Amazon 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)
3.5
(based on 54029 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 70020 reviews)
Amazon employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.8
Amazon employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Amazon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
Amazon employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
Amazon employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Amazon Ceo Jeff Bezos
81%
81%Jeff Bezos
Amazon employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
Amazon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
67%
Amazon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 22% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Amazon has 74,976 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Shift Manager820 Salaries
$13/hr
Maintenance Person136 Salaries
$12/hr
Employee315 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Area Manager2863 Salaries
$56,000/yr
Fulfillment Associate2326 Salaries
$15/hr
Fullfilment Associate1327 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Amazon.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Amazon.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 2525 reviews)
"Work culture"(in 1891 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 2852 reviews)
"No work life"(in 858 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Crew Member

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Quality service and customer satisfaction

Cons

Low paying job for someone who is starting career.

"Challenging job"May 14, 2021

Current Employee - Amazon Technician II

I have been working at Amazon full-time for less than a year

Pros

Constantly new technology to learn

Cons

Mandatory lunches are a thing, so there's that.

Advice to Management

Be kind

Job Postings

Amazon has 25,259 more recently posted open jobs than McDonald's.