Apr 27, 2019 - Economy & Business

By the numbers: Uber vs. McDonald's

Illustration of man holding a McDonald's bag and a cell phone with the Uber app
Illustration: Sarah Grillo/Axios

If on-demand is the new fast-food, then Uber is the new McDonald's.

By the numbers: Here's how they match up:

Workers
  • Uber: 3.92 million
  • McDonald's: 210,000
Average Salary
  • Uber: $15 per hour
  • McDonald's: $9 per hour ($11 for shift managers)
Revenue
  • Uber: $11.3 billion
  • McDonald's: $21 billion
Geography
  • Uber: 63 countries
  • McDonald's: 120 countries
Founded
  • Uber: 2009
  • McDonald's: 1955

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