Compare McDonald's vs Burger King BETA

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

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Burger King

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 81536 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 11594 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
68%
68%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Burger King Ceo Jose Cil
64%
64%Jose Cil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Burger King employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

McDonald's has 44,033 more total submitted salaries than Burger King.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4489 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager1239 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier555 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier689 Salaries
$11/hr
Shift Manager384 Salaries
$14/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier73 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 3,663 more reviews than Burger King that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 2,250 more reviews than Burger King that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 419 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 277 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 323 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 308 reviews)
Featured Review
"Cook"May 5, 2022

Current Employee - Cook

I have been working at McDonald's part-time for less than a year

Pros

It was really good expedite

Cons

I really can't think of any

"Good"May 19, 2022

Current Employee - Sous Chef

I have been working at Burger King full-time

Pros

Good work place to go

Cons

They have no cons at all

Job Postings

McDonald's has 59,919 more recently posted open jobs than Burger King.
Recent Jobs
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McDonalds Crew MemberFayetteville, NC
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