Compare Best Buy vs McDonald's BETA

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

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McDonald's

Employee Ratings

  • Best Buy 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)
3.9
(based on 21074 reviews)
Best Buy employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35162 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.5
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.6
Best Buy employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.7 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.5
Best Buy employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.2
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Best Buy employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.9
Best Buy employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Best Buy Ceo Corie Barry
78%
78%Corie Barry
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
81%
Best Buy employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 19% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Best Buy employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 16% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

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Crew Member56 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager13 Salaries
€12/hr
Crew Trainer7 Salaries
€10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Employee discount" was the most mentioned Pro at Best Buy.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Best Buy.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
Pros
Pros
"Employee discount"(in 2146 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 891 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1980 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1967 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 566 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 478 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1086 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 728 reviews)
Featured Review
"bus driver"29 Sep 2017

Former Employee - Bus Driver

I worked at Best Buy full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

A hard working, reliable and trustworthy individual who enjoys taking on new challenges can work well on intiative as wellas team environment

Cons

i has the ability to build positive an professional relationship with people on all levels and of all ages

Advice to Management

good worker i have received a certificate in occupational first aid,fire safety and gluais (C.I.L.T) Manual handling and customer Servise

"Grand job"14 Jun 2020

Former Employee - Mcdonalds Crew Member

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Very friendly management structure here

Cons

Didnt allow me to dance

Job Postings

McDonald's has 66,046 more recently posted open jobs than Best Buy.