Where You


Opportunities Grow Here.
You Will Too.

We’re one of the fastest-growing retail companies in the United States, and it’s an exciting time to join our team. Whether looking for a long-term career or part-time work, you’ll enter a welcoming environment filled with support. Gain new skills with our award-winning training and grow in our promote-from-within culture. With locations across the country, opportunity is endless.

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Bonus opportunities
and other perks!

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Serving Others, It's the DG Way

Every Chance to Advance

Be The Difference

Find Your Opportunity

Work Where You Matter

  • Whether you're stocking shelves, working the register, or providing our customers with great experiences, each day at our Stores brings something different. Work with a close-knit team and gain life-long skills.

  • Our Stores can’t run without our Distribution employees. Work with your team in one of our 30+ Distribution Center locations to bring food and other goods to neighborhood Stores across the U.S.

  • Dollar General’s Fleet team is the reason our Stores are stocked with the products our customers need. You'll be on the road delivering goods from our Distribution Centers to our Stores. If you’ve got your Class A CDL or want to get it, let's talk.

  • If working at the corporate office is more your style, we have positions available from Marketing to Sales to IT and everywhere in between. Be an integral part of helping us grow while supporting our Stores so we continue to serve our customers and communities.

  • Starting your career journey at Dollar General means having the chance to advance with us. Whether joining us as an intern or in an entry-level role, you can grow your skills and build your future.

Who We

Established in 1939, our mission has been about Serving Others, including you! Our career development programs help you grow, and our Tuition Scholarship Program helps you continue your education. We’re not just about work — you also have many opportunities to volunteer and donate to local communities.

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Work Where You Belong

We pride ourselves on being a diverse team — our differences make us stronger. We are inclusive, reflecting the communities we serve. No matter who you are, you are welcome here.

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*2022 Statistics


Of Store Managers are
promoted from within




Traditional, fresh,
and combination
Distribution Centers


Dollar General
locations in the U.S.


$23 Million in
charitable donations


Years of Serving Others

  • DG founded

  • First store opens

  • Breaks $100 Million

  • 50th Anniversary

  • Literacy
    Foundation Launch

  • DG Included on
    Fortune 500 List

  • Employee Assistance
    Foundation Launched

  • $5 Million Pledge

  • Breaks into
    Fortune 100

  • DG Opens in Mexico


J.L. Turner and Son
Wholesale is Founded

J.L. (Luther) Turner and his son Cal Turner each invest $5,000.


First Expansion

Turner’s Department Store in Springfield, Kentucky converted to the first Dollar General store in June 1955. The store’s business model was simple. No item would cost more than $1.


Breaks $100 Million

Dollar General exceeds annual sales of $100 million for the first time.

Perhaps the friendly customer service demonstrated by Cal Turner Sr. was why customers returned.


50th Anniversary

Dollar General celebrates its 50th anniversary with 1,300 Stores in 23 states and more than 7,000 employees.

In 1989, the majority of products in Dollar General Stores are priced at $10 or less.


Literacy Foundation Launch

Established by Dollar General’s founding family on the belief that literacy opens doors for personal, professional, and economic growth, the Dollar General Literacy Foundation (DGLF) invests in literacy programs.  DGLF helps individuals of all ages pursue their educational goals and achieve their dreams, including helping students learn to read, prepare for the high school equivalency test, or learn English.


Fortune 500 recognizes Dollar General for the first time

Dollar General is recognized on the Fortune 500 list for the first time at #459, with annual sales of $3.89B.


Employee Assistance
Foundation Launched

When the unthinkable happens to a member of the Dollar General family, the DG Employee Assistance Foundation (DGEAF) is there to help by providing financial support for employees facing unprecedented hardships.


$5M Pledge

DG and DGLF announce a $5 million social justice commitment, reflecting the Company’s continued focus on diversity and inclusion by providing support to organizations that are working to accelerate racial equity.


Made the Top
Fortune 100 List

Dollar General is included in the top 100 of the Fortune 500 list, ranked at #91. The Company’s 21-place jump reflects DG’s exceptional growth, including $33.7 billion in sales in fiscal year 2020.


DG Expands Internationally

Dollar General expands internationally into Mexico with the first Mi Súper Dollar General store opening. Developed with a customer-first focus, the Stores help consumers find great prices and a convenient shopping experience within their neighborhood.


Hear From
Team DG.

Want to know more about a career with Dollar General? Let our team fill you in.

Work Where You Live.


Our Total Rewards serve your health, your well-being, and your future.

  • comprehensive

    Health Insurance

  • advancement


  • 401k

    Paid Vacation
    and Holidays

  • pay

    Annual Bonus

  • education

    Time Off

  • education

    401k with
    Company Match


There’s a reason we’ve won awards for our workplace. From our top-notch training and development programs to our diversity and inclusion efforts, our commitment to our team and community guides everything we do.