Compare McDonald's vs Food Lion BETA

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

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Food Lion

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Food Lion scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 43972 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 2757 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Food Lion employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.6
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Food Lion Ceo Meg Ham
76%
76%Meg Ham
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Food Lion employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
45%

Salaries

McDonald's has 19,791 more total submitted salaries than Food Lion.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2650 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager611 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier148 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier274 Salaries
$9/hr
Evening Manager34 Salaries
$17/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier187 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,190 more reviews than Food Lion that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Food Lion.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible hours"(in 130 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 114 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 104 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 68 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great benefits"Dec 7, 2020

Current Intern - Cook

I have been working at McDonald's

Pros

Great service and insurance plans

Cons

Poor management and is lazy

Former Contractor - Grocery Associate

I worked at Food Lion for less than a year

Pros

Friendly Staff, understanding, and loving

Cons

Customers are sometimes unfair and troublesome.

Advice to Management

Good Management

Job Postings

McDonald's has 113,711 more recently posted open jobs than Food Lion.