Dollar General Benefits

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At Dollar General, we strive to serve our employees with respect and opportunity. To help meet the needs of our employees we offer the following benefit programs:

Health and Welfare Benefits

Dollar General offers multiple comprehensive plans with varying levels of coverage and cost based on your particular needs. Plus, Dollar General contributes toward the cost of these benefits, so we can offer you health insurance at an affordable cost!  All designated full-time positions and designated part-time positions that have averaged over 30 hours per week during a defined measurement period will qualify for the following:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription/Medical Care Flexible Spending Account/ Dependent Care Flexible / Spending Account/Short Term Disability/Long Term Disability/ Life Insurance/Critical Illness/Accident/   Business Travel Accident/ Wellness Programs/Employee Assistance Program(EAP)

Compensation/Rewards/Work Benefits

  • Competitive pay Annual bonus opportunity / Service award recognition program/Vacation time with pay and paid holidays/Non-smoking work environment

Retirement Savings Plan

Through the 401(k) Savings and Retirement Plan, Dollar General helps you realize your dreams of retirement. Here is how:

  • You may contribute up to 25% of your pre-tax income (up to the IRS annual limit).
  • Dollar General offers one of the best match programs in retail – dollar for dollar up to the first 5% of your pay.
In addition to the opportunity to enroll in the 401(k) program, part-time employees are eligible for the Critical Illness and Accident Policies provided by Allstate and the Better Life EAP.


This information reflects the highlights of Dollar General's benefit plans and is intended as an overview. Employee must meet certain eligibility requirements, if applicable. In the event of any discrepancy between a Plan and the information provided on this site, the official Plan documents will govern. Dollar General reserves the right to amend or terminate any Plan at any time and without notice.

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Benefits Summary

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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

  • Employee Discount *
  • Free Lunch or Snacks
  • Employee Assistance Program *
  • Gym Membership
  • Commuter Checks & Assistance
  • Pet Friendly Workplace
  • Mobile Phone Discount *
  • Company Car
  • Company Social Events *
  • Travel Concierge
  • Legal Assistance

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Oct 19, 2014
    Former Cashier/Sales Associate in New Orleans, Louisiana

    Not offered at the time of my employment

  • Oct 13, 2014
    Current Asstnace mamager in Benton, Arkansas

    The best having health care,dental, eye care. The worst would be the is over all cost. Being a single parent
    the cost.. Wanting good health care at an affordable rate.

  • Oct 12, 2014
    Former Lead Sales Associate in Longview, Texas

    DG will pay part of school tuition and application fees

  • Oct 7, 2014
    Current Assistant Manager in Memphis, Tennessee

    they are pretty much ok .

  • Oct 6, 2014
    Current Manager in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

    Salary Continuation when on FMLA.

  • Oct 14, 2014
    Current Cashier/Sales Associate in Kellyville, Oklahoma

    This company has no benefits package that I am aware of.

  • Oct 10, 2014
    Former Sales Associate in Piggott, Arkansas

    There is a 401K but you don't make enough money for it to be significant.

  • Oct 20, 2014
    Current Employee in Saint Peters, Missouri

    Insurance is over 300.00/month. No one can afford that on minimum wage.

  • Sep 29, 2014
    Former Cashier/Sales Associate in Baltimore, Maryland

    Not very much was told to me...seeing as tho you only work about 15 hours a week and get paid a measly 7.55....I wouldnt expect much from them anyway

  • Sep 4, 2014
    Current Store Manager in Spring Hill, Florida

    They have no one to help explain the benefits they offer it's typically a packet you receive in the mail and it's up to you to decide which option fits you with basically no time to decide.

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