McDonald’s

  • UK
  • Fast food restaurants
mcdonalds.com

Good Jobs Score

Our assessment of how good the jobs are at McDonald’s, based on what 301 employees have told us.

Before you apply for a job at McDonald’s, know what it’s really like…

We’ve surveyed 301 current employees about their job at McDonald’s. They’ve told us their hourly pay rate, staff discount, and much more.

Hourly pay rates

Front of house £6.15–8.80

From 166 hourly employees

Kitchens £6.15–8.80

From 148 hourly employees

Managers £8.25–10.11

From 71 hourly employees

  • Pays less than the Real Living Wage

    Not great
  • People under 25 get paid less than everyone else doing the same job

    Not great
  • People get paid every two weeks

  • People get paid accurately and on time

    Good

Hours

  • This employer uses zero hours, low hours, part time and full time contracts

  • People work a lot more hours than they’re contracted for

    Bad
  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Excellent
  • There’s no consistency in when people get their schedule

    Not great
  • Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    Good
  • Most people get enough choice over which shifts they work

    Good

Benefits

  • People get free food whilst on shift and 50% staff discount the rest of the time

  • People don’t get paid breaks

    Not great
  • People only get the legal minimum amount of sick pay

    Not great
  • People find it easy to book holidays

    Excellent

Workplace

  • Most people feel stressed here

    Not great
  • Most people recommend working with their team

    Good
  • Most people feel treated with respect by their managers

    Good
  • Students say this is a good place to work if you’re studying

    Excellent
  • Most parents say this is a good place to work if you have childcare responsibilities

    Good
  • Only some people get enough training when they start

    Not great
  • Most people are given support to progress here

    Good
  • Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    Not great
  • People think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    Bad