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Working At Family Dollar

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Family Dollar overview

Family Dollar is an American variety store chain.
The staff at Family Dollar come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 54.1% female and 37.3% ethnic minorities. Family Dollar employees are more likely to be members of the Republican Party than the Democratic Party, with 64.3% of employees identifying as members of the Republican Party. But those numbers could change quickly because the turnover rate at Family Dollar is relatively high. Employees at Family Dollar stay with the company for an average of 1.5 years before leaving. The average employee at Family Dollar makes $33,152 per year. Pay at Family Dollar is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like Old Navy, Office Max, and PetSmart, which pay $60,799, $59,714, and $57,085, respectively.
Based in North Carolina, Family Dollar is an industry leader with 47,500 employees and an annual revenue of $10.5B.

The Organization’s Mission

The best small-format value and convenience retailer serving the needs of customer in the neighborhoods we serve.







Founded in



Matthews, NC



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Key People
  • Howard Levine (Chairman)

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Family Dollar Rankings

Family Dollar is ranked #53 on the Best Companies to Work For in North Carolina list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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Family Dollar Salaries

How much does Family Dollar pay?
The national average salary for a Family Dollar employee in the United States is $33,152 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $63,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $17,000 per year.
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Family Dollar Salaries By Job Title

While the average employee salary at Family Dollar is $33,152, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. Some of the positions that earn high wages at Family Dollar include Assistant Manager, Manager's Assistant/Administrative Assistant, Store Manager, and Store Associate. A typical Assistant Manager salary at Family Dollar is $41,565 per year. Other roles at Family Dollar include Order Filler and Cashier. A Order Filler at Family Dollar earns an average yearly salary of $23,698.

Family Dollar careers

On average, employees at Family Dollar stay with the company for 1.5 years. Employees most commonly join Family Dollar after leaving Walmart. When they leave Family Dollar, they most frequently get their next job at Walmart.

Average Length of Employment
Big Lots1.9 years

Family Dollar

1.5 years
Dollar Tree1.4 years
Top Employers Before Family Dollar
Walmart24.7 %
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Walmart27.0 %
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Family Dollar Competitors

Based on our research, similar companies to Family Dollar are Old Navy Inc., Office Max Inc., and PetSmart. The average salaries at Old Navy Inc. rank the highest, with their employees earning an average salary of $60,799 per year. The salaries at Office Max Inc. average $59,714 per year, and the salaries at PetSmart come in at $57,085 per year.

Frequently Asked Questions about Family Dollar

When was Family Dollar founded?

Family Dollar was founded in 1959.

How many Employees does Family Dollar have?

Family Dollar has 47,500 employees.

How much money does Family Dollar make?

Family Dollar generates $10.5B in revenue.

What industry is Family Dollar in?

Family Dollar is in the retailing industry.

What is Family Dollar's mission?

Family Dollar's mission statement is "The best small-format value and convenience retailer serving the needs of customer in the neighborhoods we serve."

What type of company is Family Dollar?

Family Dollar is a private company.

Who are Family Dollar's competitors?

Family Dollar competitors include Big Lots, Dollar General, Dollar Tree, Payless ShoeSource, Sally Beauty Holdings Inc., Blockbuster, RadioShack, Old Navy Inc., Tuesday Morning, Aeropostale, Marshall's Inc., Claire's Stores Inc., American Eagle Outfitters, MAPCO, Central Purchasing Inc., Office Max Inc., Bed Bath & Beyond, PetSmart, Circuit City, 99 Cents Only Stores.

Who works at Family Dollar?

Howard Levine (Chairman)

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