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 71816 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.3
(based on 8243 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Sam's Club employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 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 0.3 higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
73%
73%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sam's Club Ceo Kathryn McLay
63%
63%Kathryn McLay
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 6% higher than Sam's Club employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

McDonald's has 35,701 more total submitted salaries than Sam's Club.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4019 Salaries
$12/hr
Manager1025 Salaries
$16/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier423 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier677 Salaries
$12/hr
Club Manager68 Salaries
$108,941/yr
Sales Associate/Cashier215 Salaries
$12/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.
  • "Low pay" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at Sam's Club.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 4082 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 3412 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 565 reviews)
"Free membership"(in 288 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low pay"(in 2558 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 2103 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 221 reviews)
"Membership"(in 210 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.

"overall good"Dec 25, 2021

Current Employee - Data Scientist

I have been working at Sam's Club full-time for less than a year

Pros

excellent team culture and leaders support personal development good work life balance good pay considering the location

Cons

have to tailor model results to satisfy business partners

Job Postings

McDonald's has 87,643 more recently posted open jobs than Sam's Club.
Recent Jobs
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McDonald's company logo97,405 Jobs
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McDonalds Crew MemberNew Stanton, PA
30+ days ago
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General ManagerTaylor, MI
30+ days ago
McDonald's Team MemberMount Pleasant, PA
30+ days ago
Recent Jobs
Sam's Club company logo9,762 Jobs
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