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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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  • Dec 12, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current ASM- Assistant Store Manager in Somerset, Wisconsin

    Seems good, but haven't been able to use insurance.

  • Dec 09, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Sales Associate/Cashier in Canton, Texas

    I am not sure because I don't know what the benefits I know one is for schooling to help get your ged and help finish high school

  • Nov 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Manager in Chattanooga, Tennessee

    No sick days just vacation. Great 401k as well as the other benefits they offer. No store discounts. Offer incentives through year..like 20 % off coupons .

  • Nov 27, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Augusta, Georgia

    Never received my insurance card nd could never seem to get a replacement. But they package deal everything through blue cross so ig its good

  • Nov 14, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former District in Goodlettsville, Tennessee

    Basically what you’d expect overall. Nothing exceptional in benefits.

  • Nov 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Store Manager in Indianapolis, Indiana

    nice benefits package nice 401k

  • Dec 11, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Ewing, Virginia

    The benefits was to expensive.

  • Nov 29, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Former Employee in Sacramento, California

    they do not offer any type of employee discounts nor health benefits if they do they are poor plus they will bring your hours down dramatically

  • Nov 07, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Assistant Manager in Dalhart, Texas

    have not looked into it yet

  • Nov 05, 2018
    StarStarStarStarStar Current Dollar General Sales Associate in Detroit, Michigan

    Dollar General doesn’t really have a benefits package for employees, but for assistant managers they do offer a 401K retirement plan, paid time off , vacations and numerous sick days.

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