Compare McDonald's vs Taco Bell BETA

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

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Taco Bell

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 7 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 44584 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 5387 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
2.8
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Taco Bell employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Taco Bell Ceo Mark King
72%
72%Mark King
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than Taco Bell employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
56%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 4% higher than Taco Bell employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
41%

Salaries

McDonald's has 17,472 more total submitted salaries than Taco Bell.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2718 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager622 Salaries
$11/hr
Crew Trainer361 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager535 Salaries
$43,777/yr
Shift Manager383 Salaries
$15/hr
Team Trainer57 Salaries
$9/hr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,055 more reviews than Taco Bell that mentioned "Free food" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 2,079 more reviews than Taco Bell that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 1,211 more reviews than Taco Bell that mentioned "Rude customers" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 372 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 241 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 187 reviews)
"Rude customers"(in 124 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Target Electronics Team Member

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

The coworkers were good and the job payed okay for starting out.

Cons

Some customers I was unable to help and was required to refer them to my manager.

Advice to Management

Hire more people to be staffed appropriately.

Former Intern - MBA Intern

I worked at Taco Bell for less than a year

Pros

Fun culture, helpful people, and lots of on-site perks

Cons

needed more formal networking opportunities

Job Postings

McDonald's has 87,698 more recently posted open jobs than Taco Bell.