Compare McDonald's vs Sam's Club BETA

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

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Sam's Club

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Sam's Club scored higher 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 44335 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 6282 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
Sam's Club employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 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 Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.9
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 17% higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sam's Club Ceo Kathryn McLay
61%
61%Kathryn McLay
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
54%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
43%

Salaries

McDonald's has 16,487 more total submitted salaries than Sam's Club.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2650 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager611 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier148 Salaries
$10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier534 Salaries
$11/hr
Assistant Manager189 Salaries
$53,554/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier175 Salaries
$11/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Sam's Club.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Sam's Club.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 376 reviews)
"Decent pay"(in 192 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 200 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 130 reviews)
Featured Review
"great"Jan 15, 2021

Former Employee - Executive Chef/Owner

I worked at McDonald's full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

own boss, working to win

Cons

huge work load compared to the compensation

Advice to Management

open your ears

"Good place"Jan 12, 2021

Former Freelancer - C Ontract

I worked at Sam's Club

Pros

Happy to work for the COOP Program

Cons

Not enough time in the day to complete tasks.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 82,397 more recently posted open jobs than Sam's Club.