Compare McDonald's vs YMCA BETA

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

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YMCA

Employee Ratings

  • YMCA scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 56580 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.9
(based on 12417 reviews)
YMCA employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.8
YMCA employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.4
YMCA employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
4.0
YMCA employees rated their Culture & Values 0.8 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
YMCA Ceo Kevin Washington
87%
87%Kevin Washington
YMCA employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
59%
% Recommend to a friend
73%
YMCA employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
YMCA employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 5% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 20,860 more total submitted salaries than YMCA.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member4092 Salaries
$10/hr
Unemployed360 Salaries
$11/hr
Shift Manager842 Salaries
$14/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Child Watch Attendant124 Salaries
$10/hr
YMCA Lifeguard1128 Salaries
$11/hr
Director103 Salaries
$50,229/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Free gym membership" was the most mentioned Pro at YMCA.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Non profit" was the most mentioned Con at YMCA.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Free gym membership"(in 951 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 490 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Non profit"(in 311 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 288 reviews)
Featured Review
"Its a Job"May 25, 2021

Former Employee - Cashier

I worked at McDonald's part-time

Pros

this job did pay me

Cons

I smelt like fried food

Former Employee - YMCA Lifeguard

I worked at YMCA part-time for more than a year

Pros

Customer service experience, being part of the community

Cons

Pools are difficult to keep clean

Job Postings

McDonald's has 65,306 more recently posted open jobs than YMCA.