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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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  • Oct 18, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

    The 401k match is 5%.

  • Oct 16, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate/Key Holder in Chandler, Arizona

    They match 401k great benefit package.

  • Oct 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota

    All the benefits specially the 401k for PT leads was nice the worst was the premiums one the health insurance

  • Oct 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant manager in Columbus, Nebraska

    Can’t make too much per hour if you do they will keep your hours low and use the less paid people

  • Oct 03, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Greeneville, Tennessee

    Awesome insurance bonus program

  • Sep 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Scottsville, Kentucky

    i think it’s good that the employees are able to acquire these benefits

  • Sep 26, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Houston, Texas

    Good health insurance for managers

  • Sep 21, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Full Time lead Sales Associate in Geneva, Ohio

    401k, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, paid time off, occupational accident insurance

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Key Holder in Clayton, Georgia

    I was never offered anything. My manager only ever talked to us to complain about her job. She never said I had papers to fill out or anything.

  • Sep 19, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Key Holder in Clayton, Georgia

    I never got offered ANY kind of benefits. Our manager was extremely lazy half the time and then half the time she was 100 to nothing. I think she was strung out. But I never got any kinda of papers to fill out for any benefits

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