Compare McDonald's vs J D Wetherspoon BETA

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

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J D Wetherspoon

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 4 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • J D Wetherspoon scored higher in 3 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 44508 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 2097 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.3
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 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 J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
2.7
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.0
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
78%
78%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 12% higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
66%
66%John Hutson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
60%
% Recommend to a friend
64%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 4% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
44%

Salaries

McDonald's has 418 more total submitted salaries than J D Wetherspoon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member86 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager19 Salaries
€12/hr
Customer Care Assistant9 Salaries
€10/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bar Staff2 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager3 Salaries
€27,700/yr
Bar Associate1 Salaries
€9/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at J D Wetherspoon.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at J D Wetherspoon.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2427 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2320 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 152 reviews)
"Pub"(in 138 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1335 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 829 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 249 reviews)
"Pub"(in 224 reviews)
Featured Review
"Great"11 Jan 2021

Current Employee - Student

I have been working at McDonald's part-time

Pros

It’s pays to get me through college

Cons

I haven’t experienced any yet!

"Very good"29 Dec 2020

Former Employee - Student

I worked at J D Wetherspoon full-time

Pros

Good pay and great progression opportunities

Cons

Could be seen as quite as stressful job

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