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 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and CEO Approval.
  • J D Wetherspoon scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • 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 37609 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 1808 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 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 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
3.3
Culture & Values
3.2
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than J D Wetherspoon employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
J D Wetherspoon Ceo John Hutson
71%
71%John Hutson
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
% Recommend to a friend
67%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
47%
Positive Business Outlook
50%
J D Wetherspoon employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

McDonald's has 305 more total submitted salaries than J D Wetherspoon.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member62 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager13 Salaries
€12/hr
Customer Care Assistant3 Salaries
€9/hr
Salaries for similar jobs
Bartender1 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager3 Salaries
€27,782/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 2119 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2078 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 133 reviews)
"Pub"(in 126 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1164 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 762 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 215 reviews)
"Pub"(in 209 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

"Great"3 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Kitchen Staff

I worked at J D Wetherspoon part-time

Pros

Good pay and good work environment

Cons

Not really any cons I can think of

Job Postings

McDonald's has 132,352 more recently posted open jobs than J D Wetherspoon.