Compare McDonald's vs Coles BETA

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

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Coles

Employee Ratings

  • Coles scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % 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 41071 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 1603 reviews)
Coles employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Coles employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.6
Coles employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
80%
80%John Durkan
Coles employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
79%
Coles employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 18% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 216 more total submitted salaries than Coles.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member495 Salaries
A$18/hr
Customer Service26 Salaries
A$17/hr
Shift Supervisor30 Salaries
A$21/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member128 Salaries
A$23/hr
Customer Service Representative42 Salaries
A$23/hr
Business Analyst13 Salaries
A$99,028/yr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,122 more reviews than Coles that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Coles.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2300 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2231 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 213 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 109 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1261 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 800 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 74 reviews)
"Team members"(in 73 reviews)
Featured Review
"Crew member"5 Nov 2020

Current Employee - Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's full-time for less than a year

Pros

Very flexible especially for students and young people.

Cons

Not to many shifts and when did get shifts not very long .

Advice to Management

Better training

"Great"20 Nov 2020

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Coles Team Member

I have been working at Coles

Pros

-treat employees well -good pay -great beginner job

Cons

-overall great experience, no cons

Job Postings

McDonald's has 133,050 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.