Compare McDonald's vs Kohl's BETA

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

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Kohl's

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Kohl's scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 48263 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 11798 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.6
Kohl's 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
Kohl's Ceo Michelle Gass
80%
80%Michelle Gass
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
65%
Kohl's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

McDonald's has 11,831 more total submitted salaries than Kohl's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2860 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier201 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager768 Salaries
$13/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Sales Floor Associate687 Salaries
$10/hr
Retail Sales Associate1609 Salaries
$10/hr
AA Area Supervisor339 Salaries
$15/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Kohl's.
  • McDonald's had 485 more reviews than Kohl's that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 781 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 625 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 389 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 357 reviews)
Featured Review
"Good"Mar 3, 2021

Current Employee - Cashier

I have been working at McDonald's full-time for more than a year

Pros

Food was always hot and good

Cons

Mean people made the job hard

"Great job"Feb 12, 2021

Former Employee - Seasonal Cashier/Sales Associate

I worked at Kohl's part-time

Pros

Wonderful coworkers, great supervisors, good pay, good length of shifts, organized and claen store

Cons

different protocols due to covid

Job Postings

McDonald's has 66,816 more recently posted open jobs than Kohl's.