Compare McDonald's vs The Home Depot BETA

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

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The Home Depot

Employee Ratings

  • The Home Depot 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 41051 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 24458 reviews)
The Home Depot employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.6
The Home Depot employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
The Home Depot employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.6
The Home Depot employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
The Home Depot employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.9
The Home Depot employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
The Home Depot Ceo Craig Menear
84%
84%Craig Menear
The Home Depot employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
The Home Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
65%
The Home Depot employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

The Home Depot has 11,133 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member2496 Salaries
$10/hr
Sales Associate/Cashier123 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager508 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Cashier1547 Salaries
$11/hr
Sales Associate1280 Salaries
$12/hr
Department Supervisor768 Salaries
$16/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at The Home Depot.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at The Home Depot.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2285 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2209 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 936 reviews)
"Part time"(in 931 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1246 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 795 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 964 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 587 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Director

I have been working at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Many opportunities to grow and move Great people

Cons

Travel / moves may be required / heavy Hierarchical

"Home goods"Oct 24, 2020

Current Employee - Millworks Specialist

I have been working at The Home Depot full-time

Pros

Good products Good management Helpfu Home Depot Nice

Cons

Busy Not enough help More associate needed

Job Postings

McDonald's has 88,290 more recently posted open jobs than The Home Depot.