Compare McDonald's vs US Air Force BETA

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

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US Air Force

Employee Ratings

  • US Air Force scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Work-life balance.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 54029 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17408 reviews)
US Air Force employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.2
US Air Force employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
US Air Force employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.5
US Air Force employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
4.0
US Air Force employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
US Air Force Ceo Gen. David L. Goldfein
94%
94%Gen. David L. Goldfein
US Air Force employees rated their CEO Approval 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
85%
US Air Force employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 25% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
70%
US Air Force employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 25% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 11,146 more total submitted salaries than US Air Force.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Employee315 Salaries
$11/hr
Shift Manager820 Salaries
$13/hr
Maintenance Person136 Salaries
$12/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Client Systems Technician1334 Salaries
$50,711/yr
Contract Specialist160 Salaries
$66,000/yr
Avionics Technician333 Salaries
$44,621/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at US Air Force.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at US Air Force.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1258 reviews)
"Job security"(in 854 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1450 reviews)
"Military"(in 1164 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Cashier

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

Pros

job walking in gave me 35 hours a week.

Cons

Short staffing night shifts .

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you are.

Current Employee - Division Manager

I have been working at US Air Force full-time

Pros

Service oriented people & culture; meaningful work that serves a higher purpose

Cons

the bureaucracy can sometimes move slow and is resistant to change

Advice to Management

Keep moving forward with digital transformation! work with Congress & OSD and other services to forge fundamental structural changes in force design, presentation.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 72,541 more recently posted open jobs than US Air Force.