United States Free Paid Surveys List
Below is a list of legitimate market research online paid surveys panels for United States residents, starting with the best top paying survey sites, new survey panels without rating are added at the end of the list.
To sign up with the survey panels below, click the links which take you to the panel registration forms. Fill out the forms and make sure to confirm your registration by clicking the links within the confirmation emails sent to you shortly after, otherwise you are not signed up and won’t receive survey email invitations.
- Global Test Market
Members earn MarketPoints for taking online surveys and focus groups. MarketPoints are redeemable for cash (by Paypal/check), amazon gift cards and various merchandises. One account per household. Accept 14 and up years old.
- iPoll (formerly SurveyHead)
iPoll/SurveyHead members get paid cash via paypal or amazon gift cards. $5.00 sign up bonus. iPoll/Surveyhead offers members numerous survey & product test opportunities. Must be 18 and up years old to join. Please note: If you don’t receive survey invite emails, you can login into your account and take surveys from your account dashboard.
- Pinecone Research
Members earn points for taking surveys and points can be redeemed for cash or prizes. They pay cash via check or Paypal and they pay really fast!
SurveySavvy members get paid cash (via check). They offer members good paying survey opportunities. They also have a double tier referral program where members get paid when their referrals and referrals’ referrals completing surveys . One account per household. Accept 14 and up years old.
- Brand Institute
Brand Institute rewards panel members cash (check or Paypal). They have lot of paid surveys for health care professional (doctor, nurses or pharmacists etc)! Members must be 18 and up years old. They accept members worldwide.
MySurvey members earn points for taking surveys. Points are redeemable for cash (via check/paypal), Amazon gift certificates and merchandises. Open to 14 and up years old.
MyView members earn MyView Points (MVP) for taking surveys. Points are redeemable for cash (Prepaid Visa card) and various popular gift cards (including Amazon gift certificates). Must be 13 and older to join. MyView has lot of surveys and members are rewarded 100 points for survey screeners if you disqualify.
- Toluna US
Members earn points for completing online surveys and answering sponsored polls. Points are redeemable for cash (via Paypal) and Tango cards. Toluna offers members plenty survey & product testing opportunities, they acquired Greenfield Online (which was one of the major players in the market research industry in North America) in 2010. Open to 13 and up years old.
Surveyspot members earn points for taking online paid surveys & testing new products. Points are redeemable for cash(Paypal) or Amazon gift cards. One account per household. Open to 18 and up years old.
- Opinion Outpost
Opinion Outpost members earn points for taking online surveys. Points are redeemable for cash(check/Paypal) or Amazon gift certificates. Must be 18+ to join.
- Valued Opinions
Valued Opinions rewards panel members cash via Visa Card or amazon gift certificates for taking surveys. Very fast paying. Open to 13 and up years old.
Hotspex is a very unique and fun survey site. Members earn Hotspex BUX (Point) by completing surveys. You can spend Hotspex Bux on cash via Paypal or Amazon gift cards or chances to win prizes.
E-Poll survey panel members earn points for taking every survey. Points can be redeemed for cash(via Paypal) or gift cards include amazon gift certificates or prize. One account per household. Open to 13+ years old.
- Ipsos i Say
At Ipsos i-Say, panel members earn points for taking online surveys. Points are redeemable for cash (via check or Paypal), amazon/other gift cards and prize. Open to 18 and up years old.
- SpringBoard America
Springboard pay members cash via check. Minimum payout is $50. Must be 18+ years old.
- Focus Forward
Focus Forward members get paid cash via check (points for cash) for every taking online paid survey and online/offline focus group. Accept 18 and older.
- American Consumer Opinion
American Consumer Opinions members earn points for taking surveys and survey screeners, points are redeemable for cash via check or Paypal. They accept members world wide and 13 and up years old.
- Opinion Place
Opinion Place awards members Amazon gift certificates or cash via Paypal for taking online paid surveys. 18+
- MindField Online
Mindfield Online panel members earn cash (paid via paypal) or amazon gift certificates for taking surveys. Must be 16 and up to sign up.
- Harris Poll
Harris Poll is a reputable survey site. Members earn points (HIPoints) for every survey completed. Points are redeemable for amazon gift certificates and prizes. Open to 13 and up years old.
Legerweb is a great Canadian based online paid survey site, they also open to US residents. Members get paid cash (by check) for every survey they complete.Open to 18 and up years old.
- Inspired Opinion
Inspired Opinion is the consumer opinion panel launched by Schlesinger Associates. They have many focus groups opportunities as well as “regular” paid surveys. Panel members earn points for taking online surveys and focus groups. Points redeemable for amazon gift certificates or cash (for focus groups). Accept 18+ years old.
- YouGov (formerly Polling Point)
You earn points for surveys, points convert to cash, amazon gift cards or prize. Minimum age requirement 14 years old.
- Opinion Square
Opinion Square members earn points for taking surveys. Points convert to gift cards and prize.
- HCD Surveys
HCD rewards members points for taking online surveys. Points are redeemable for cash via check. They accept 18 years and older.
- Consumer Village (former Gongos Online)
Consumer Village rewards members amazon gift certificates for community board discussions and focus groups. 18+
- National Consumer Panel (former Homescan)
An unique panel. Members earn points for scanning purchases and taking mail/online surveys (so you always qualify and get points). Points add up quickly and redeemable for various merchandise. 18+
- Clear Voice Surveys
Clear Voice Surveys members get paid amazon gift certificates or cash (via prepaid debit card) for taking online paid surveys. You will get $0.10 credit if disqualify for a survey. Must be 18 and older to sign up.
- NPD Online Reserch
NPD panel members earn sweepstakes entries (sometimes cash rewards) for completing surveys and focus groups.
- Cadacabeza Hispanic Panel
Cadacabeza members earn points for taking online paid surveys, points are redeemable for cash via Check. For kids 6 and teens 13 and up, USA Hispanic Only (Spanish or English Speaking)
- Opinion World
Opinion World panel is founded by SSI. Panel members earn points for taking surveys, points convert to cash (Paypal), gift cards and prizes. 18+.
Members earn points for taking every survey. (You get 10 points if don’t qualify). Points can redeemed for cash via Paypal, amazon and other popular store gift cards such as Walmart, Target, Macys etc. They also have paid emails. Very reliable site.18+.
- Zoom Panel
Members earn points and points can be redeemed for gift cards and prizes. Accept 18 and older.
Surveys.com panel members earn points for completing surveys. Points redeemable for various merchandise.
- 20/20 Research
20/20 Research is a great market research company. They reward members cash (check)visa card or gift cards, range from $50 to $250 for participating online focus group.
Earn points for surveys, points redeemable for cash (via check) or prize. 18+
- Socratic Forum
Pay cash(check) or amazon gift certificate or sweepstakes entries for surveys.
- Viewpoint Forum
Earn points for every survey. Points for cash(check). Currently not accepting new members.
TestSpin reward panel members amazon gift certificates for taking every survey.
Pay amazon gift certificate for reviewing new websites. Require using IE browser.
- Baker Solutions
They pay cash (check) usually $20-30 or amazon gift certificate for new product test or surveys.
Earn points for every survey completed. Points redeemable for cash (check). 18 and older to join.
- Directive Analytics
Members earn points for every survey completed, and points are redeembable for cash (check).Must be 18 and older to join.
They pay cash (Paypal) for every survey. Must be 18 and older o join.
- Executive Advisory Board
Business owners or executives panel. They paid cash (check) for surveys.
- I think Inc.
Most of time they pay cash (check) for surveys and focus groups.
- Amplitude Research
Pay amazon gift certificate for every survey.
Get paid cash (check) to take online surveys. They use a point system.
- Tech Say
Get paid points to take every online survey. Points for cash (check).
They pay cash (check) for every survey. Must be at least 18 years old to join.
- Grab Online (former U30 Group)
They pay cash(check) or gift certificates for every survey and product testing. 18+. Not sure if they are open to registration.
- Research Partipipants Institute
They pay cash (check) for each survey project. Open to 18 and older. I have done mock juror survey for them, very interesting and they pay well!
Pay cash(paypal) for every survey. Payout is small (usually $1.00), but they pay fast.
- Resonance Research (Gang Gang Inc.)
They pay cash (Paypal) for every survey.
- Harvard Business School
Pay cash(money orders)or amazon gift certificate for every survey.
- Data Intelligence
You earn points for each surveys. Cash for taste testings. Points for gift certificates or merchandise.
- WRatings (former Kanbay Research/Demand3D)
They pay amazon gift certficates for surveys.
- Permission Research
Members earn points redeemable for cash, gift cards and merchandise. Other member benefits include free online disk storage, free games, free software and screen savers..Safe software installation required.
They conduct mock trials online. You register as a juror and review cases. They pay cash(paypal) for each case.
- Spider Metrix
They award “spider points” for surveys. Spider points for cash or gift certificates.
Earn e-Rewards money for every survey. E-Rewards money is good for amazon and store gift cards and vouchers at E-Reward partners such as Blockbuster, Hertz rental, American Airline.
- Standford Business Behavior Lab – project closed
Earn Amazon gift certificates for surveys.
- Choozz Panel
Chooze Panel members earn points for taking online surveys. Points redeemable for cash via Paypal or gift cards. It’s a survey panel for movie, music and games. Open only to people age between14 – 35.
- In-Home Product Testing
Get paid gift cards (such as Target gift cards) for in home product testings.
- Institue for Online Consumer Studies (IOCS)
IOCS rewards members cash (Paypal) for taking online paid surveys.
- Centercode Beta Testing
Centercode Beta Testing offers members product testing opportunities. Sometimes you get to keep the products you test and/or get compensated cash.
- Chasen Research
Paid focus groups company. Pay cash for focus groups.
- Plaza Research (iOpinion)
Paid focus group company. Pay cash (check).
- McCormic Consumer Testing Panel
Pay cash or amazon gift cards for product testings and online surveys. .
- JRA Consumer Opinion Research
Get paid cash (check) for online surveys, focus groups and in-home product testings.
- Focus Pointe Global
Paid focus group company (online and offline). Pay cash.
- LatinosEyes – US Spanish Survey Panel
Earn cash for taking surveys.
- Standford Univ. Psychology Dept
Get paid cash or gift certificates for taking and completing online surveys and studies.
- UCLA Anderson Behavioral Lab
Get paid cash (via Paypal) or gift certificates for taking online studies and surveys.
- Palm Research
Members get paid cash via Paypal or Check.
- Beheard Worldwide Pane
Members get paid cash (check) for taking online surveys.
- USA Talk Now Panel
USA Talk Now Panel members earn points (redeemable for cash/gift certificates) for taking paid surveys and participating in online focus groups.
- PureProfile Panel
Members get paid cash via Paypal for taking every survey.
- Crowdology Survey Panel – US
Crowdology is an online survey community, powered by Redshift Research Ltd. They reward Members cash (via Paypal) for completing surveys. Minimum cash out thread $8.
- Mommy Talk Surveys
Members get paid cash via Payapl or Amazon gift certificates. New members get $5 sign up bonus.
- Consumer Opinion Institute
Consumer Opinion Institute panels mebers get paid cash via check.
- Univox Community
Members earn points and points are redeemable for amazon gift cards. Get $5 just for signing up!
- DigaYGane Panel
DigaYGane is a Latino online panel. Members get paid Amazon Gift cards.
- TellWut Panel
Members earn points redeemable for Amazon Gift cards for taking surveys and creating surveys.
- TuVozLatina Panel
US Hispanic consumer panel. Members earn points redeemable for Cash or Amazon Gift cards.
- PollBuzzer Panel
PollBuzzer panel members get paid cash via Paypal. They pay $1 for each question! Super easy!
- iQuestion Professional Panel - new! added Feb-21-2013
iQuestion is a community of business professionals. Get paid $6 for every 20 minutes survey you complete. Must be employed in a white-collar profession.
- Ethnic Voice Accord Panel
Ethnic Voice Accord is a Canadian based survey panel. They do accept members from United States and Canada. Members get paid cash via Check. (minimum cash-out $25). Additionally members will be paid $2 for registering!
Members get paid cash (via check) for taking surveys. Minimum cash out thread $10.
- Under One Roof Panel new! added July.31.2013
New online community hosted by Scripps Network (HGTV, Food Network & Travel Channel). Members of this community earn points for rewards by participating in surveys and discussion forums.
- Survey Downline
Online survey panel by Precision Sample, LLC. Members get paid cash (via Paypal) for taking surveys. Minimum cash out thread $20.
- Mommy Knows Surveys
Another survey panel by Precision Sample, LLC. Members get paid cash (via Paypal) for taking surveys. Minimum cash out thread $20. Please note: SurveyDownline and MommyKnowsSurveys usually have same surveys, make sure clear browser cookies before taking same surveys from both panels (or use different browsers).
- Your World new! added Jan.5th, 2014
A pretty good new survey panel. Members get paid Amazon and various gift cards for completing online paid surveys.
- Media Insider Panel new! added Feb 3, 2014
This is a mobile panel, you get paid Tango Card for installing and running a mobile app.
Please Note: All survey panels listed here pay members either CASH and/or Gift Cards (in other words, no sweepstakes only survey sites), and many of them have high paying focus groups and product testing opportunities.
I add legitimate new survey sites whenever I find them. I also review this list periodically to make sure all survey sites listed here are still active and all links are working. Please feel free to drop me a comment if know any legit survey panels not listed here or you find any broken links or any survey sites that are “dead” and should be removed from the list, thank you!