Compare McDonald's vs Main Event BETA

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

McDonald's

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Main Event

Employee Ratings

  • Main Event scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and 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 44942 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 605 reviews)
Main Event employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Main Event employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
Main Event employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.7
Main Event employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Main Event Ceo Chris Morris
85%
85%Chris Morris
Main Event employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
76%
Main Event employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 15% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Main Event employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 23,768 more total submitted salaries than Main Event.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2723 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager623 Salaries
$11/hr
Mcdonalds170 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Games Attendant60 Salaries
$9/hr
General Manager19 Salaries
$76,150/yr
Team Service7 Salaries
$7/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Fun environment" was the most mentioned Pro at Main Event.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Main Event.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Fun environment"(in 39 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 35 reviews)
"Late nights"(in 21 reviews)
Featured Review
"Wonderful"Jan 13, 2021

Former Employee - Food Server

I worked at McDonald's part-time

Pros

Great people to work with

Cons

Long hours and can be overwhelming

"Amazing people"Jan 7, 2021

Current Employee - Games Attendant

I have been working at Main Event full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Lots of hours, great people, learning opportunities, career growth.

Cons

Long shifts, under staff, money over happiness.

Advice to Management

Communication between other managers and even team members would be excellent, corporates outline of projections are meant to be followed heavily.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 118,406 more recently posted open jobs than Main Event.