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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.


Employee Benefit Reviews

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  • Oct 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Cullman, Alabama

    The medical coverage is good along with the vision and dental.

  • Oct 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Crawfordville, Florida

    Management get paid vacation, Paid on certain holidays even if they do not work.

  • Oct 08, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Store Manager in Valdosta, Georgia

    401K after a year. Stock opportunities, as well as great healthcare package.

  • Oct 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former 3rd key in Augusta, Georgia

    401k was good. But health insurance premiums were way too high.

  • Oct 07, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate in Mansfield, Missouri

    I am unsure about the opportunities at this company as I only worked there part time for a few months, so it was unavailable to me.

  • Oct 05, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Store Manager in Newport News, Virginia

    No sick leave for when you have to miss work

  • Oct 04, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Store Manager in Battlefield, Missouri

    Best is stock option their value is up over $70 a share; worst is the employee discount is what each employee that works there needs because of the poor pay.

  • Oct 12, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Food Manager in Hemet, California

    No benifit's package ..and no store discounts so you don't get crap from this store.wait i was wrong you do get crap if the manager don't like you he will cut your hours and if you complain about sexual harassment to HR they just blow it off and if you want to keep your job you better not say anything..

  • Oct 02, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Distribution in Alachua, Florida

    It cost $80 per week for the benefits. Can't see the doctor because I can't afford the copays now. So I'm losing $80 per week.

  • Oct 03, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Store Manager in Concord, North Carolina

    They actually offer insurance and vacation but the insurance isn't good and if you leave the company they keep whatever vacation you may have accrued.

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