Earn Extra Money Doing Paid Surveys

In order to earn a little bit of extra money for my family, I started doing online surveys about 4 years ago.

Synovate (now Ipsos)

  • Method of payment: Points – 5,000 points = $5
  • Usual per survey amount: 250-1,000 points
  • Amount required for payout: $5

Toluna

  • Method of payment: Points – 3,000 points = $1
  • Usual per survey amount: $1 – $5
  • Amount required for payout: $20

Valued Opinions

  • Method of payment: $ – which are then redeemed for gift cards
  • Usual per survey amount: $1.50 to $4.00
  • Amount required for payout: $20

Lightspeed Panel (now My Survey)

My Survey

  • Method of payment: Points – 1,000 points = $10 – check mailed to you
  • Usual per survey amount: 10-30 points for short survey; 100+ for longer ones
  • Amount required for payout: 1,000 points ($10)

Mindfield

  • Method of payment: $ – paid via check
  • Usual per survey amount: $1-$3
  • Amount required for payout: $5

Opinion Outpost

  • Method of payment: Points – 10 points = $1 – check mailed to you
  • Usual per survey amount: 20 – 30 points
  • Amount required for payout: $5 (50 points)

GlobalTestMarket

  • Method of payment: MarketPoints – 1000 points = $50
  • Usual per survey amount: 30-40 points (about $2)
  • Amount required for payout: $50

SurveyHead

  • Method of payment: Paid $ by Paypal or with gift cards. Get $5 bonus when you register
  • Usual per survey amount: $1+
  • Amount required for payout: $25

American Consumer Opinion Panel (ACOP)

  • Method of payment: $ – paid via check or Paypal
  • Usual per survey amount: range from $2 to $50
  • Amount required for payout: $5

HCD Surveys

  • Method of payment: Paid $ by check
  • Usual per survey amount: $0.50, but they are fun, short surveys, usually about public opinion
  • Amount required for payout: $10

Survey Savvy

  • Method of payment: $ – check mailed to you
  • Usual per survey amount: $2
  • Amount required for payout: no minimum

Pinecone Research

  • Method of payment: $ – paid through Paypal
  • Usual per survey amount: $3
  • Amount required for payout: no minimum – you are paid after every survey
  • They only accept new members at select times throughout the year. If you ever see a banner for signing up on a website click through then and join (and I’ll post if I see openings).

Buzzback Market Research

  • Method of payment: $ – paid through Paypal
  • Usual per survey amount: not sure
  • Amount required for payout: $15

Harris Poll Online

  • Method of payment: Points – 800 points = $5 GC
  • Usual per survey amount: 30 points for shorter; 100+ for longer
  • Amount required for payout: 800 points ($5)