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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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  • Nov 19, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Associate in Van Horn, Texas

    in not sure how this worked, i had my own insurance so i didn't ask for all this information

  • Nov 16, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Key Holder in Golden Meadow, Louisiana

    Easy work environment. Potential to move up fast. Great benefits. 401K availability. Great pay.

  • Nov 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Stock Clerk in South Boston, Virginia

    Well I work in the store so I didn't get many hours so I didn't have any insurance or 401K plan

  • Nov 15, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Carbondale, Illinois

    Best: Health Insurance Options, 401k, Optional spousal and child coverages Worst: Deadlines for signing up, If you aren't full time you get minimal benefits

  • Nov 10, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Head Cashier in Estill, South Carolina

    Everything is cool and need more money hourly.

  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Little Rock, Arkansas

    You definitely work to receive the benefits-long hours and constantly on call.

  • Nov 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Key Holder in Mason, Texas

    They have very good benefits

  • Nov 06, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Manager in Pisgah, Alabama

    the cost of money benifits

  • Nov 17, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Retail Sales Associate in Palmdale, California

    No one at the location mentioned the benefits package, I applied to the 401k on my own. Even then they don't match with new employees.

  • Nov 09, 2017
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Employee in Naperville, Illinois

    Impossible to get 30+ hours unless your a part of management. Nice place to work overall, but the company does not care of their employees!

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