Compare McDonald's vs The Home Depot BETA

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

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The Home Depot

Employee Ratings

  • The Home Depot scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: CEO Approval.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35681 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.6
(based on 22754 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
The Home Depot 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
3.4
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.3
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.8
The Home Depot employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
79%
79%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
The Home Depot Ceo Craig Menear
79%
79%Craig Menear
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
70%
The Home Depot employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
61%
The Home Depot employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 1,518 more total submitted salaries than The Home Depot.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member434 Salaries
A$17/hr
Crew Trainer67 Salaries
A$20/hr
Shift Supervisor26 Salaries
A$22/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Data Analyst1 Salaries
A$34/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Pro at The Home Depot.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Part time" was the most mentioned Con at The Home Depot.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2001 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1993 reviews)
Pros
"Part time"(in 902 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 883 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1097 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 734 reviews)
Cons
"Part time"(in 929 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 573 reviews)
Featured Review
"Awesome"22 May 2020

Current Employee - Mcdonalds Crew Member

I have been working at McDonald's part-time

Pros

Pros are opportunity and team work

Cons

There are no cons here

"Great culture"16 Jan 2020

Current Employee - Operations Manager

I have been working at The Home Depot full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Varied and adult workplace in retail

Cons

Long hours Standing up in store

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

Job Postings

McDonald's has 42,675 more recently posted open jobs than The Home Depot.