Compare McDonald's vs Shake Shack BETA

See how Shake Shack vs. McDonald's compare on employee ratings, job openings, CEO approval, business outlook and more.

Employee Ratings

Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.4
(based on 29947 reviews)
3.4
(based on 388 reviews)
Career Opportunities
3.3
3.6
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
3.6
Work-life balance
3.1
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
2.9
Culture & Values
3.2
3.6
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
N/AChris Kempczinski
Shake Shack Ceo Randy Garutti
89%Randy Garutti
% Recommend to a friend
59%
60%
Positive Business Outlook
44%
53%

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2135 Salaries
$9/hr
Mcdonalds Crew Member803 Salaries
$9/hr
Shift Manager424 Salaries
$11/hr
Team Member105 Salaries
$12/hr
Design Manager2 Salaries
$89,196/yr
Manager16 Salaries
$50,936/yr

What Employees Say

Pros
"Free food"(in 1696 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1594 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 33 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 23 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 968 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 912 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 40 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 9 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Crew

I worked at McDonald's part-time for more than a year

Pros

Being a part-time worker allowed students to focus on other important things such as school while earning money to support themselves.

Cons

The customer service experience can be bad depending on the area.

Advice to Management

Please listen to your crew more.

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Shake Shack full-time for less than a year

Pros

We take care of each other and #StandForSomethingGood!

Cons

I honestly cannot think of one!

Job Postings