Dollar General

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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Insurance, Health & Wellness

Financial & Retirement

Family & Parenting

Vacation & Time Off

Perks & Discounts

Professional Support

Employee Comments

  • Nov 22, 2014
    Current Lead Associate Manager 4th Key in Kittanning, Pennsylvania

    Cheap and can if hurt they offer disabiltiy

  • Nov 22, 2014
    Current Employee in Dallas, Texas

    wanting more description for my entire family

  • Nov 21, 2014
    Former Store Manager in Lansing, Michigan

    Health insurance, dental, optical, 401k

  • Nov 13, 2014
    Current Cashier/Keyholder in Mandeville, Louisiana

    the best thing 401k I love it

  • Nov 13, 2014
    Current Employee in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

    Great 401K Match, great childcare facility, telecommuting possible for some areas

  • Nov 11, 2014
    Former Retail Store Manager in Trenton, New Jersey

    too expensive and not enough options

  • Nov 6, 2014
    Former Employee in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri

    Wellness program for tobacco free

  • Nov 4, 2014
    Former lead sales associate in Lansing, Illinois

    How much you had to pay

  • Oct 26, 2014
    Former Cashier/Sales Associate in Norcross, Georgia

    They do have a 401K, but the salaray if for those who work full time.

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

    Not offered at the time of my employment

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