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

  • McDonald's scored higher in 1 area: CEO Approval.
  • Coles scored higher in 6 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35501 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 1336 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Coles employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
Work-life balance
3.5
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
79%
79%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than Coles employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Coles Ceo John Durkan
73%
73%John Durkan
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
72%
Coles employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 10% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Coles employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 111 more total submitted salaries than Coles.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member431 Salaries
A$17/hr
Customer Service17 Salaries
A$16/hr
Shift Supervisor26 Salaries
A$22/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member101 Salaries
A$23/hr
Customer Service Representative34 Salaries
A$23/hr
Business Analyst13 Salaries
A$98,506/yr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 1,875 more reviews than Coles that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Coles.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 1992 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1983 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 178 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 108 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1093 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 731 reviews)
Cons
"Team members"(in 66 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 64 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great Job"1 Jun 2020

KEY NOT FOUND: companyCompare.reviews.temporaryCurrent - Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's

Pros

Nice people competent managment Important skills and knowledge

Cons

Some people complain of lack of shift

"Good"31 Jul 2020

Former Employee - Casual Sales Assistant

I worked at Coles full-time

Pros

Nice team members Easy work Good hours

Cons

Some customers can be aggressive

Job Postings

McDonald's has 65,011 more recently posted open jobs than Coles.