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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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  • Jan 06, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Asst Manager in Hawkinsville, Georgia

    Benefit package is very good. You just have to know what package to choose from.

  • Jan 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate/Cashier in White Pigeon, Michigan

    I am pt no benefits

  • Dec 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Rockwood, Tennessee

    Insurance benefits are offered, and are costly as they are typically through every employer

  • Dec 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Ratcliff, Arkansas

    They really do not have good benefits for the price that you have to pay. Cost for lab work is barely covered

  • Jan 04, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate in Stockbridge, Georgia

    Unless you are full-time, you don't see any benefits.

  • Dec 20, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Manager in West Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Expensive insurance and terrible time off

  • Dec 18, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Assistant Manager in Savannah, Georgia

    Too high for the amount being paid

  • Dec 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Utica, New York State

    Health insurance is overpriced for how little it covers. Same goes for dental. Very little vacation time offered even to full time employees.

  • Dec 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Sales Associate in Quincy, Illinois

    The sad thing is that there was no benefits package, they never worked me enough, and when I did work, the work was never good enough.

  • Dec 14, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Lead Sales Associate in Dinwiddie, Virginia

    I have not yet received my benefit package and have been with the company since August

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