Compare McDonald's vs Popeyes BETA

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

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Popeyes

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's 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 39635 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 1056 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Popeyes Ceo Jose Cil
73%
73%Jose Cil
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
49%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Popeyes employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
42%

Salaries

McDonald's has 20,763 more total submitted salaries than Popeyes.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2456 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager505 Salaries
$11/hr
Crew Trainer327 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier80 Salaries
$9/hr
General Manager41 Salaries
$45,398/yr
Crew Trainer2 Salaries
$10/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,055 more reviews than Popeyes that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at Popeyes.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2119 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2078 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 64 reviews)
"Fast paced"(in 37 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1164 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 762 reviews)
Cons
"Low pay"(in 39 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 24 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Marketing Manager

I have been working at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Phenomenal new corporate office, and a great culture of employees willing to help each other out

Cons

Slow paced at first as you adjust to the job but it will pick up!

"Great company"Oct 28, 2020

Current Employee - Manager

I have been working at Popeyes full-time

Pros

flexible, fast paced, fun, friendly workers

Cons

short shifts, workers come and go, training can be difficult

Job Postings

McDonald's has 122,135 more recently posted open jobs than Popeyes.