Compare McDonald's vs Lidl BETA

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

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Lidl

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • Lidl scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Senior Management and CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 54531 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 4780 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.7
Lidl employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Lidl employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Lidl Ceo Ignazio Paterno
78%
78%Ignazio Paterno
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
63%
Lidl employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
Lidl employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 31,506 more total submitted salaries than Lidl.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member3928 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager821 Salaries
$13/hr
Employee319 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Associate52 Salaries
$13/hr
Supervisor34 Salaries
$18/hr
Associate20 Salaries
$13/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Lidl.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Lidl.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 365 reviews)
"Good salary"(in 91 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 237 reviews)
"Hard work"(in 93 reviews)
Featured Review
"yes"Apr 4, 2021

Current Employee - Cook

I have been working at McDonald's part-time

Pros

good good good good good good

Cons

wow this job was okay, yes.

"Amazing"Apr 2, 2021

Current Employee - Deputy Manager

I have been working at Lidl full-time

Pros

Everything is great in my job

Cons

Cannot think of anything as a con

Job Postings

McDonald's has 53,433 more recently posted open jobs than Lidl.