Compare McDonald's vs Chipotle BETA

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

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Chipotle

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Senior Management 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 44378 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 7845 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.6
Chipotle employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 8% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
70%
70%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
60%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

McDonald's has 15,099 more total submitted salaries than Chipotle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2706 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager620 Salaries
$11/hr
Crew Trainer357 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member1330 Salaries
$11/hr
Service Manager605 Salaries
$15/hr
Crew Trainer10 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 950 more reviews than Chipotle that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Chipotle.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1477 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 761 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 285 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 276 reviews)
Featured Review
"Awesome"Dec 9, 2020

Former Freelancer - Project Manager

I worked at McDonald's

Pros

Good people, good pay, open for all race

Cons

Very tiring job, got back pains

"chipotle"Dec 3, 2020

Current Employee - Service Manager

I have been working at Chipotle full-time

Pros

good fast fun energetic great

Cons

busy not enough time short staffed

Job Postings

McDonald's has 113,665 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.