Compare McDonald's vs US Navy BETA

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

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US Navy

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • US Navy scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, 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 35505 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 13967 reviews)
US Navy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.1
US Navy employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.8 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
US Navy 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 0.8 higher than US Navy employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
2.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.7
US Navy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
79%
79%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than US Navy employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
US Navy Ceo Sean Stackley
76%
76%Sean Stackley
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
US Navy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 12% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
54%
US Navy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 8% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 2,541 more total submitted salaries than US Navy.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Shift Manager488 Salaries
$11/hr
Swing Manager118 Salaries
$11/hr
Maintenance42 Salaries
$34,139/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Contract Specialist30 Salaries
$80,878/yr
O5 - Navy - Commander138 Salaries
$138,525/yr
Electronics Technician156 Salaries
$52,372/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at US Navy.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at US Navy.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 1992 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1983 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1036 reviews)
"Job security"(in 843 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1093 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 731 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 1935 reviews)
"Away from family"(in 1637 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great company"Aug 3, 2020

Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

Pros

Very flexible hours for students

Cons

Pay could be better here

Former Employee - Nuclear Submarine Officer

I worked at US Navy full-time

Pros

Pay, people, travel, opportunity, & pride.

Cons

Working hours and deployments really wear on you.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 54,706 more recently posted open jobs than US Navy.