Compare McDonald's vs Macy's BETA

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

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Macy's

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Macy's scored higher in 1 area: Culture & Values.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Compensation & Benefits and Work-life balance.
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 23690 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
3.2
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
73%
73%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 5% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Macy's Ceo Jeff Gennette
68%
68%Jeff Gennette
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Macy's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

McDonald's has 12,803 more total submitted salaries than Macy's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4019 Salaries
$12/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier423 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager1025 Salaries
$16/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Retail Sales Associate976 Salaries
$13/hr
Sales Associate2637 Salaries
$13/hr
Assistant Buyer238 Salaries
$62,684/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Macy's.
  • McDonald's had 1,518 more reviews than Macy's that mentioned "Low pay" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 1888 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1264 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Credit cards"(in 1054 reviews)
"Low pay"(in 1040 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 - Store Colleague

I worked at Macy's part-time for less than a year

Pros

Good pay flexibility with tardiness

Cons

Downsides include flow of security problems

Advice to Management

For future advice watch colleagues more closely in case they have issues with the work or anything else that can happen.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 89,465 more recently posted open jobs than Macy's.
Recent Jobs
Recent Jobs
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McDonalds Crew MemberNew Stanton, PA
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Recent Jobs
Macy's company logo7,940 Jobs
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Call Center AgentNashville, TN
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