McDonald's Franchise Review
McDonald's is graded based on our most recent research.
How much does a McDonald's franchise cost?McDonald's has a franchise fee of up to $45,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,314,500 to $2,306,500.
- Initial Franchise Fee: $45,000
- Total Investment: $1,314,500 to $2,306,500
- Working Capital: $250,000 to $355,000
- Royalty Fee: 4.0%
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How much does a McDonald's franchise make?As with any business, profits from a McDonald's franchise depend on a variety of factors. Typically, profits are proportionate to the size of investment. Demand for your products, labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a huge role in your bottom line. For system-specific data, unlock this franchise.
How many franchise locations do they have?As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 13185 franchised McDonald's locations in the USA.
Are there any McDonald's franchise opportunities near me?Based on 2020 FDD data, McDonald's has franchise locations in 50 states plus DC. The largest region is the South with 5385 franchise locations.
This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.
Last Reviewed: 2020
McDonald's Franchise Stats
$1,314,500 - $2,306,500
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Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?Yes, they have an initial training program of 175 hours. This includes 72 hours of classroom training, 8 hours of on-the-job training, and 95 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.