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 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Chipotle scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits 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 71816 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 11538 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Chipotle employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
73%
73%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Chipotle Ceo Brian Niccol
56%
56%Brian Niccol
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than Chipotle employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
52%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

McDonald's has 29,755 more total submitted salaries than Chipotle.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4019 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager1025 Salaries
$16/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier423 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2211 Salaries
$13/hr
Service Manager993 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier56 Salaries
$12/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 1,839 more reviews than Chipotle that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Fast paced" was the most mentioned Con at Chipotle.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 2243 reviews)
"Free meal"(in 1006 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Fast paced"(in 500 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 417 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great place"Jan 12, 2022

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Team-oriented , hands-on training, flexible hours

Cons

Fast-pace environment and can be overwhelming at times during lunch rush.

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Chipotle part-time for more than a year

Pros

Management and fellow staff were great

Cons

None that I can think of.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 91,259 more recently posted open jobs than Chipotle.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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General ManagerTaylor, MI
30+ days ago
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