McDonald's: Number of Employees 2010-2024 | MCD

Interactive chart of McDonald's (MCD) annual worldwide employee count from 2010 to 2024.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2023 was 150,000, a 0% decline from 2022.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2022 was 150,000, a 25% decline from 2021.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2021 was 200,000, a 0% decline from 2020.
  • McDonald's total number of employees in 2020 was 200,000, a 2.44% decline from 2019.
McDonald's Annual Employee Count
2023 150,000
2022 150,000
2021 200,000
2020 200,000
2019 205,000
2018 210,000
2017 235,000
2016 375,000
2015 420,000
2014 420,000
2013 440,000
2012 440,000
2011 420,000
2010 400,000
2009 385,000
Sector Industry Market Cap Revenue
Retail/Wholesale Retail - Food & Restaurants $182.750B $25.494B
McDonald's is a leading fast-food chain that currently operates more restaurants globally. The company mainly operates and franchises quick-service restaurants under the McDonald's brand. Majority of the company's restaurant worldwide are owned and operated by independent local business men as well as women. The company's revenues include sales by company-operated restaurants and fees from restaurants, which are managed by franchisees. The business is managed as a distinct geographic segment. The company had begun operating its results under a new organizational structure. U.S.- This is the company's largest segment. The segment remains unchanged despite the new organizational structure. International Operated segment - The segment comprises wholly-owned markets, or countries where the company operates. International Developmental Licensed Markets - The segment comprises primarily developmental license and affiliate markets in the McDonald's system. Corporate activities are also part of this segment.
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