Compare McDonald's vs US Army BETA

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

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US Army

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Work-life balance and CEO Approval.
  • US Army scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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)
3.9
(based on 24404 reviews)
US Army employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
4.2
US Army employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.2
US Army employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.2 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.6 higher than US Army employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.9
US Army employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
CEO Approval
US Army Ceo Robert
76%
76%Robert
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
61%
% Recommend to a friend
75%
US Army employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 14% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
Positive Business Outlook
62%
US Army employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member495 Salaries
A$18/hr
Crew Trainer73 Salaries
A$20/hr
Shift Supervisor30 Salaries
A$21/hr
There are no salaries matching this company.

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Great benefits" was the most mentioned Pro at US Army.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at US Army.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2300 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2231 reviews)
Pros
"Great benefits"(in 1936 reviews)
"Job security"(in 914 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1261 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 800 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 3030 reviews)
"Away from family"(in 2244 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 career"30 May 2019

Former Employee - Assistant Operations Officer

I worked at US Army full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

Personal development, world travel, excellent opportunities

Cons

Long hours, dress code, hair cuts

Job Postings

US Army has 81,222 more recently posted open jobs than McDonald's.