Survey Panels That Actually Pay
I’m sure you’ve seen all of the ads that say you can make a living taking surveys, or that they are all reliable and pay out on a regular basis. Wrong! I’ve put together a list of survey panels that actually pay you, whether it is in PayPal cash, checks, gift cards, or other types of rewards. I’ve broken them down into two camps, cash-based and points-based, meaning some panels base their rewards on how much cash you have earned, or by how many points you have earned.
Survey Panels that Pay in Cash (No Point System)
Here are the top panels that pay you in cash, gift cards, or other rewards without the need to keep track of points:
iPoll – This program is available internationally. Pays in cash to PayPal, Amazon gift card codes, or other gift cards and codes. They also offer a $5 sign-up bonus to new members. In order to request a payment, you need between $25 and $50. There is also a smartphone app that you can use to take surveys on the go!
Springboard – Available in the US only. It pays you in the form of a bank transfer, prepaid Visa, Amazon codes, etc.. Minimum payout is $50.
Opinion Outpost – Open to US and UK, and Canada. They pay you in cash with PayPal and with Amazon codes. The minimum payout is usually between$5 and $10, and they pay very fast, sometimes within 24 hours!
Pinecone Research – This panel is not the easiest to get into! They only accept certain demographics at various times during the year. If you are lucky enough to get in, you can earn points to use for a guaranteed $3 per survey. They also offer paid product testing.
Survey Spot – Available in the US only. Pays out via PayPal cash, Amazon gift codes, and other options. You need between $5 and $10 in your account to request a redemption.
Survey Panels that Pay in Points
Here are the top survey panels that will convert any points you earn into cash, gift cards, or other rewards:
American Consumer Opinion – ACOP is open worldwide! They pay you via PayPal, mailed check, or gift cards. Need at least 1,000 points ($10) to cash out your rewards.
E-Poll – Available in the US only. This is a great panel that pays you to answer questions about TV, movies, and other media topics. They pay in PayPal cash, Amazon gift card codes, or other gift cards for payment. You need a minimum of $5 (or 3,750 points) to cash out.
Global Test Market – It is open to residents worldwide! They pay you via PayPal, mailed check, Amazon gift card codes, or other gift cards. You must have $50 (1200 points) to cash out.
Ipsos I-Say – Residents of the US, Canada, and the UK are eligible. They pay in cash paid to PayPal, Amazon codes, or other gift cards. You only need $10 (1000 points) to cash out and get your rewards.
Mintvine – Residents of the US, UK, and Canada are eligible. They pay you in PayPal cash, Dwolla cash, Amazon gift card codes, or other types of rewards. Must have at least $10 (100 points) to cash out.
MySurvey – This panel is open to residents in the US, UK, Canada, and other countries. This company is known for offering product testing in addition to paid surveys. Pays in cash paid to Paypal, Amazon, or many different types of gift cards. Must have at least $10 (1200 points) to request a payment. There is also a mobile option to take surveys on the go!
TellWut – Residents of the US and Canada are eligible to participate. They offer a wide variety of rewards, including prepaid Visa and Amazon gift cards. You only need $10 (4,000 points) to cash out your rewards.