Compare McDonald's vs Sonic BETA

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

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Sonic

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.5
(based on 41442 reviews)
McDonald's employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.2
(based on 3013 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
2.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
McDonald's employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
2.4
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
McDonald's employees rated their Senior Management 0.3 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
2.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.3
McDonald's employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
2.9
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
77%
77%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 10% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Sonic Ceo Paul Brown
67%
67%Paul Brown
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
62%
McDonald's employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 11% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
51%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
46%
McDonald's employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 9% higher than Sonic employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

McDonald's has 182 more total submitted salaries than Sonic.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Restaurant Manager6 Salaries
₹ 42,056/mo
Software Engineer3 Salaries
₹ 2,93,174/yr
Fresher2 Salaries
₹ 11,362/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Team Member1 Salaries
₹ 2,22,899/yr
Software Engineer2 Salaries
₹ 44,683/mo
Gte1 Salaries
₹ 2,38,353/yr

What Employees Say

  • McDonald's had 2,110 more reviews than Sonic that mentioned "Flexible hours" as a Pro.
  • McDonald's had 705 more reviews than Sonic that mentioned "Minimum wage" as a Con.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2312 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2240 reviews)
Pros
"Fast paced"(in 223 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 130 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1277 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 806 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 119 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 101 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Sales Manager

I have been working at McDonald's part-time

Pros

Friendly co workers and tasty food

Cons

Occasional rude customers and low wages

"All good"24 Oct 2020

Former Employee - Reservations Agent

I worked at Sonic full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

All good there nothing bad at all everything is good at work

Cons

Nothing at all everything is fine if you work hard

Advice to Management

All good

Job Postings

McDonald's has 1,12,080 more recently posted open jobs than Sonic.