Compare McDonald's vs ALDI BETA

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

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ALDI

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 5 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and % Recommend to a friend.
  • ALDI scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Overall Rating.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 34942 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 4231 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.8
ALDI employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.5 higher than ALDI employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.0
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than ALDI employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
ALDI Ceo Jason Hart
74%
74%Jason Hart
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 3% higher than ALDI employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
59%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
56%
ALDI employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 121 more total submitted salaries than ALDI.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member56 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager12 Salaries
€12/hr
Otis Elevator Account Manager2 Salaries
€10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Store Assistant28 Salaries
€12/hr
Area Manager11 Salaries
€63,625/yr
Sales Assistant3 Salaries
€12/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at ALDI.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at ALDI.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 1967 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1952 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 589 reviews)
"Great pay"(in 453 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1082 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 727 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 357 reviews)
"Long hours"(in 274 reviews)
Featured Review
"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

Former Employee - Store Associate

I worked at ALDI full-time for less than a year

Pros

4 week rota. Chain of command. Set duties Early access to special buys

Cons

Early starts. High demand & paced

Job Postings

McDonald's has 52,279 more recently posted open jobs than ALDI.