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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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  • May 25, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Lead Keyholder/Sales Associate in Houston, Texas

    Health coverage, etc. is offered at full-time status. No contributions from employer. They also offer an FSA during open enrollment and 401 K

  • May 23, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Loading operator in Fulton, Missouri

    good coverage and good benefits,good working condition. good team work.

  • May 22, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Sales Associate in Hancock, Maryland

    There is nothing wrong that u know of

  • May 17, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Assistant Store Manager in Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Hotel discounts, medical if you can afford it, and paid vacation time.

  • May 08, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Independence, Louisiana

    Cost is too high and low pay if you get full benefit package.

  • May 08, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current ASM in Valdosta, Georgia

    Best thing is that it technically met the requirements of OBAMA CARE. Bad news is there was hardly any benefits and high deductible.

  • May 18, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Employee in Crawfordsville, Indiana

    The coverage is very expensive, I have never had it but have looked at all the packages and I could never afford them. I have heard that it is good coverage from other people.

  • May 16, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Former Employee in Portland, Texas

    As a part-time employee, you didn't get any benefits.

  • May 03, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Former Cashier in Toledo, Ohio

    401k and the employee assistance program (EAP) are the only benefits that I am aware of. Other than that, I am not sure what is (and isn't) offered).

  • May 18, 2017
    Star Star Star Star Star Current Lead Keyholder in Genoa City, Wisconsin

    No perks. Benefits unknown. They don't really tell you what their benefits are when you are hired. Heard it was expensive for making only 7.75 per hour.

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