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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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Employee Comments

  • Feb 24, 2015
    Current Employee in Leslie, Georgia

    Great insurance bcbs of Tennessee standard plan is well worth the money.they match 401k plan

  • Mar 4, 2015
    Current Sales Associate in Ocean Springs, Mississippi

    I was not told of any benefits available to me as an associate. I am not aware of anything that will benefit me or my family at all.

  • Feb 4, 2015
    Current assitant manager in Batavia, New York State

    They offer to the part time employees to

  • Jan 31, 2015
    Current Store Manager in Edna, Texas

    Not sure don't have insurance yet

  • Jan 29, 2015
    Current thrid key holder in Princeton, Texas

    it give you options to put into the 401k plan

  • Jan 7, 2015
    Former Region Director in Nashville, Tennessee

    Generally fairly priced but wellness calls can be annoying

  • Dec 28, 2014
    Former General Manager in Fair Bluff, North Carolina

    Insurance is available after 90 days has a lot of procedure and drug exclusions. one week vaca after one year.. No extra days off for holidays

  • Dec 28, 2014
    Current Key Holder in Salem, Ohio

    After a certain amount if time you've been employed, they will match your 3401k contribution.

  • Dec 29, 2014
    Former Store Manager in Avondale, Louisiana

    Dollar General will work you like a dog! you will not see your family

  • Jan 19, 2015
    Former Cashier/Sales Associate in Boyne City, Michigan

    There were no benefits for part time employees. There were no full time positions available.

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