Compare Target vs McDonald's BETA

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

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McDonald's

Employee Ratings

  • Target scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Culture & Values, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • McDonald's scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and CEO Approval.
  • 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 35786 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 35504 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.1
Career Opportunities
3.3
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Target employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.9
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
2.9
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.5
Culture & Values
3.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Target Ceo Brian Cornell
75%
75%Brian Cornell
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
79%
79%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than Target employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
63%
% Recommend to a friend
62%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
49%
Target employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 3% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
46%

Salaries

McDonald's has 282 more total submitted salaries than Target.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Intern1 Salaries
€9,883/yr
Production Operative1 Salaries
€24,096/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Crew Member56 Salaries
€10/hr
Shift Manager13 Salaries
€12/hr
Crew Trainer7 Salaries
€10/hr

What Employees Say

  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Pro at Target.
  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Team members" was the most mentioned Con at Target.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
Pros
Pros
"Team members"(in 2142 reviews)
"Flexible schedule"(in 1331 reviews)
Pros
"Free food"(in 1992 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 1983 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Team members"(in 1939 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 1843 reviews)
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1093 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 731 reviews)
Featured Review

I worked at Target

Pros

Fast Paced Rewarding Fun Environment

Cons

Hours Could be confusing Management

"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 55,496 more recently posted open jobs than Target.