Compare McDonald's vs Grill'd BETA

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

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Grill'd

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35054 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.7 higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
2.8
(based on 249 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.6 higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.7
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.7
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 42% higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Grill'd Ceo Adam Stapleton
36%
36%Adam Stapleton
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 21% higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
41%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Grill'd employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
39%

Salaries

McDonald's has 1,277 more total submitted salaries than Grill'd.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member429 Salaries
A$17/hr
Shift Supervisor25 Salaries
A$22/hr
Second Assistant Manager6 Salaries
A$51,469/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member125 Salaries
A$17/hr
Assistant Manager4 Salaries
A$55,545/yr
Team Leader22 Salaries
A$22/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Free burger" was the most mentioned Pro at Grill'd.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "No penalty rates" was the most mentioned Con at Grill'd.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 1973 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1960 reviews)
Pros
"Free burger"(in 42 reviews)
"5 hours"(in 33 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1085 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 728 reviews)
Cons
"No penalty rates"(in 48 reviews)
"No penalty"(in 42 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"10 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Fry Cook

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

Pros

Great place to work for food

Cons

Too much food in there

Advice to Management

Keep it up

Former Employee - Customer Service Representative

I worked at Grill'd part-time

Pros

Friendly staff, friendly customers and amazing food!

Cons

Pay wasn't great and sometimes other staff were lazy

Job Postings

McDonald's has 65,673 more recently posted open jobs than Grill'd.