Compare McDonald's vs UPS BETA

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

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UPS

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • UPS scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 53986 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 18676 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
UPS employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than UPS employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
UPS Ceo Carol B. Tomé
66%
66%Carol B. Tomé
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
UPS employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
UPS employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

UPS has 10,317 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Maintenance Person134 Salaries
$12/hr
Shift Manager812 Salaries
$13/hr
Employee306 Salaries
$11/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Part Time Package Handler3587 Salaries
$15/hr
Part Time Supervisor1239 Salaries
$19/hr
Preloader553 Salaries
$50,060/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at UPS.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at UPS.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1384 reviews)
"Good pay"(in 1255 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 826 reviews)
"Part time"(in 679 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"May 10, 2021

Former Employee - Sales Associate/Cashier

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

Pros

Very busy doing lunch time

Cons

Feet hurt from standing too long

Former Employee - Seasonal Vehicle Driver

I worked at UPS part-time for less than a year

Pros

They pay you great, it’s very straightforward, managers are very understanding if something goes wrong

Cons

Not great communication on hours

Job Postings

McDonald's has 55,633 more recently posted open jobs than UPS.