Compare McDonald's vs US Army BETA

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

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US Army

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • US Army scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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 43972 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 25287 reviews)
US Army employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.2
US Army employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
US Army employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than US Army employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.9
US Army employees rated their Culture & Values 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
US Army Ceo Robert
76%
76%Robert
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
US Army employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
US Army employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

US Army has 4,377 more total submitted salaries than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Mcdonalds154 Salaries
$10/hr
Shift Manager611 Salaries
$11/hr
Crew Trainer356 Salaries
$9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Platoon Leader907 Salaries
$55,910/yr
Health Care Specialist64 Salaries
$31,535/yr
Army Recruiter180 Salaries
$70,367/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at US Army.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at US Army.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1979 reviews)
"Job security"(in 936 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 3110 reviews)
"Away from family"(in 2289 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great benefits"Dec 7, 2020

Current Intern - Cook

I have been working at McDonald's

Pros

Great service and insurance plans

Cons

Poor management and is lazy

Current Employee - U S Army Sergeant First Class E7

I have been working at US Army full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

This organization has Diversity and opportunity to travel

Cons

When deployed or mobilized you will be separated from family

Advice to Management

Professional and Educational

Job Postings

US Army has 4,821 more recently posted open jobs than McDonald's.