Cover image for Dollar General
See All Photos

Dollar General

Engaged Employer

Dollar General

Add a Review

Dollar General Overview

  • Goodlettsville, TN
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1939
  • Company - Public (DG)
  • Other Retail Stores
  • $10+ billion (USD)

Dollar General was founded in 1939 by J.L. Turner and Cal Turner Sr. in Scottsville, KY. What started as a father and son wholesale dry-goods business has turned into a nation-wide retail company that provides low-cost goods to families across the country. Today, Dollar General ...
Mission: We're a fast moving $30 billion, Fortune 106 publicly traded company with more than 18,000 stores and 28 distribution centers in 47 states, growing by hundreds of stores each year. We work in an energetic team atmosphere that values each and everyone’s differences. We are ...

Company Updates

May 24, 2023
DG not only provides access to free counseling sessions to employees, but their household members as well. As Mental Health Awareness Month comes to a close, Dollar General is committed to continuing our support of our employees’ and their households’ mental health year-round. #ServingOthers
Shared image
May 8, 2023
With 19,000+ store locations across the U.S. and Mexico, DG has career opportunities for you! Join our team at one of DG’s many retail stores and find more information at #DGCareers #JoinTheJourney #DollarGeneral
Shared image

What people are saying about Dollar General

Join the conversation on
Join the conversation on

Got a burning question about Dollar General? Just ask!

On Fishbowl, you can share insights and advice anonymously with Dollar General employees and get real answers from people on the inside.

What's Fishbowl
Ask a Question

What are your colleagues talking about?

Find your private company bowl on Fishbowl, join the hottest conversation with your colleagues anonymously.
Join the Conversation

Dollar General Reviews

Dollar General12340
Recommend to a Friend
Approve of CEO
Dollar General CEO Jeff Owen
Jeff Owen
4,057 Ratings
Featured Review
Current Employee

"Tons of growth opportunitites!"

Nov 1, 2022 - Senior HR Manager
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO


Growth opportunities Company culture Serving others Work flexibility Exempt bonus structure


Volume of work Urgency expectations Base salary
See All 12,586 Reviews

Dollar General Photos

+ Add Photo
Dollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUEDollar General photo of: MISSING VALUE

Dollar General Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online72%
In Person17%
Employee Referral4%

  1. Featured Interview

    Key Holder Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview


    Interview was very straightforward and simple. Manager explained all of what was expected and the work to be done. Hiring process between applying and then interview and then becoming employed was fairly simple and smooth.

    Able to get to work, reliable to show up, able to work freight and lift up to fifty pounds.

    1 Answers

See All 1,432 interviews

Dollar General Awards & Accolades

  • Training Magazine’s “Top 125”Training Magazine2020
  • 2020 Women on Boards Winning Company2020 Women on Boards2020
  • Top Veteran-Friendly CompaniesU.S. Veterans Magazine2018
  • Top 1000 Companies Worldwide for Millennial Women 2018Mogul2018
  • Best Places to Work for LGBT EqualityHuman Rights Campaign’s (HRC) Corporate Equality Index2018

Popular Careers with Dollar General Job Seekers


Dollar General FAQ

(70 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from Dollar General Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

What is paid time off like at Dollar General?

...Good culture, good bonus, Helpful, a lot of PTO...

January 30, 2021

Read more

See 86 more answers

People Also Ask about Dollar General

To get a job at Dollar General, browse currently open positions and apply for a job near you. Once you get a positive response, make sure to find out about the interview process at Dollar General and prepare for tough questions.

Work at Dollar General? Share Your Experiences

Dollar General logo
Connect with Dollar General

Follow Dollar General


Glassdoor gives you an inside look at what it's like to work at Dollar General, including salaries, reviews, office photos, and more. This is the Dollar General company profile. All content is posted anonymously by employees working at Dollar General.