Compare McDonald's vs Tesco BETA

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

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Tesco

Employee Ratings

  • McDonald's scored higher in 2 areas: Career Opportunities and CEO Approval.
  • Tesco scored higher in 7 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, % 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 62886 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 13700 reviews)
Tesco employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.3
Career Opportunities
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Tesco employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.4 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.2
Work-life balance
3.5
Tesco employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.1
Senior Management
3.2
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.2
Culture & Values
3.5
Tesco employees rated their Culture & Values 0.3 higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
McDonald's Ceo Chris Kempczinski
75%
75%Chris Kempczinski
McDonald's employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than Tesco employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
Tesco Ceo Ken Murphy
68%
68%Ken Murphy
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
56%
% Recommend to a friend
74%
Tesco employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 17% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
45%
Positive Business Outlook
51%
Tesco employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than McDonald's employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, Tesco salaries averaged ₹ 8,30,502 higher than McDonald's.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer6 Salaries
₹ 3,48,381/yr
Assistant Manager37 Salaries
₹ 25,700/mo
Manager15 Salaries
₹ 33,568/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer45 Salaries
₹ 7,01,135/yr
Assistant Manager2 Salaries
₹ 13,39,397/yr
Business Analyst5 Salaries
₹ 8,58,623/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Free food" was the most mentioned Pro at McDonald's.
  • "Good pay" was the most mentioned Pro at Tesco.
  • "Rude customers" was the most mentioned Con at McDonald's.
  • "Long hours" was the most mentioned Con at Tesco.
Pros
Pros
"Free food"(in 2526 reviews)
"Flexible hours"(in 2396 reviews)
Pros
"Good pay"(in 1243 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 480 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Rude customers"(in 1395 reviews)
"Minimum wage"(in 842 reviews)
Cons
"Long hours"(in 432 reviews)
"Poor management"(in 180 reviews)
Featured Review

Former Employee - Foods Cashier/General Food Prep/Grill Fry Cook/Disney Trainer

I worked at McDonald's full-time

Pros

Meeting new people, fast paced and helping customers

Cons

Can get a bit hectic at peak hours

Current Employee - Buying Manager

I have been working at Tesco full-time for less than a year

Pros

Benefits, work-life balance, range of projects, fast-pace and senior-leadership accessibility. People focused and a growth mindset culture (especially leaders).

Cons

Diversity, inconsistent development plans, internal feedback culture, lack of structure in meetings. Feels relatively hierarchical sometimes.

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work around listening to colleagues and promoting employee wellbeing.

Job Postings

McDonald's has 91,034 more recently posted open jobs than Tesco.