Compare working at McDonald's vs Starbucks

Compare company reviews, salaries and ratings to find out if McDonald's or Starbucks is right for you. McDonald's is most highly rated for Work-life balance and Starbucks is most highly rated for Culture.

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Restaurants & Food Service
Restaurants & Cafes
more than US$10B
more than US$10B
Number of employees
more than 10,000
more than 10,000
110 N. Carpenter Street Chicago, IL 60607
Seattle, Washington

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CEO approval

Headshot of Chris Kempczinski, CEO of McDonald's
approve of Chris Kempczinski's performance
Headshot of Howard Schultz, CEO of Starbucks
approve of Howard Schultz's performance

Salary satisfaction

think they are paid fairly at McDonald's
think they are paid fairly at Starbucks

McDonald's reviews

on 30 June 2022
I’m on anti depression medication
McDonalds Crew Member
(current employee) - Ashbourne, County Meath

on 30 June 2022
Crew Member
(current employee) - Temple Bar, County Dublin

on 25 June 2022
Crew Member
(current employee) - Carlow, County Carlow

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Starbucks reviews

on 19 March 2022
(current employee) - Blanchardstown, County Dublin

on 3 March 2022
(current employee) - Shannon, County Clare

on 23 February 2022
(current employee) - Lucan, County Dublin

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126 jobs at McDonald's
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No open jobs at Starbucks

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Favourable experience
Favourable experience
Low difficulty
Low difficulty
Process is about two weeks
Process is about two weeks