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The most reliable and well-paid survey sites for English speaking users

24th February 2021 Print

If you clicked on this article, then you probably know already a bit about how paid survey websites work and want to do their questionnaires as an additional source of income.

However, with its popularization in the past few years, there have been occasions where some less reputable and untrustworthy sites have not paid their users or made it harder to withdraw their funds through deceptive policies and unclear interface and rules. You can always take a look at our Technology articles for best practices and other internet tips.

This post will show you some of the best paying and reliable paid surveys websites in the market, especially if you are an English-speaking user. Also, if you want to keep up with the latest paid survey website updates and news, check out Top Surveys, their website has a comprehensive list of survey companies and detailed information about each questionnaire, plus a few tips for those who are starting in this universe! See more on

As you can see, taking online surveys is one of the many ways of making money from home. We suggest reading this CNBC article (Click here) if you are looking for other ways of generating a secondary income from the internet.

Google Opinion Rewards

If you are looking for minimum effort and maximum yield, then these Google surveys are great for you. It asks you very quick questions every day, and surveys won’t take more than 30 seconds to finish. For each one you take, you receive anything from 10 to 30 cents, which will be credited to your Google Wallet and can be spent on apps, games, songs and films in the Google Play platform. Keep in mind this is only available for Android users, and you have to download the Google Opinion Rewards app to be able to participate.


Toluna is a very respectable and leading paid online survey companies out there. It is, along with Nielsen and a few others, a platform that tends to deliver many questionnaires per month, as it has countless corporate clients already using their service to develop marketing forecasts about an upcoming service or product. Remember that the number of surveys you receive per month will depend on a lot of factors, such as your demographic characteristics and the market itself.

Their app is simple and very easy to use. This platform can pay you directly in cash, via Paypal, or through many different shopping vouchers and gift cards options available. It also lets you exchange your points for prizes just like Nielsen does.

Nielsen Computer and Mobile

One of the world leading market research companies, Nielsen has also one of the best paid survey platforms in the market. When registering in the Nielsen app or website, you will have to provide certain demographic information, so they know what kinds of surveys to send to you. Also, when having the app installed in your phone, it will, according to the privacy policy, monitor your internet browsing, shopping and entertainment preferences in order to better tweak the questionnaires you will receive.

Nielsen also has one of the easiest and quickest withdrawal systems out there, where you will redeem your rewards in shopping vouchers, such as Amazon gift cards or change for prizes, like toys, accessories, household appliances and more.


With over 20 million users worldwide, Swagbucks is considered by many reviewers one of the most popular and trustworthy survey platforms out there. Founded in 2005, Swagbucks allow you to make extra cash through many different ways, such as taking questionnaires, watching videos, shopping with cash back rewards and playing online games, all targeted at American or English-speaking users. You will earn ‘SB Points’ for each task you do, which can be redeemed for both cash and gift card rewards. Currently, 100 SB point are worth one dollar.

With Swagbucks you will not have to worry about extra charges or a minimum periodical commitment in order to still receive your paid tasks. Their platform is currently available for Desktop and Mobile.

Prize Rebel

Even though not as popular as its previously mentioned counterparts, PrizeRebel is a reliable survey site with many positive reviews on the internet. Their offers vary by country and has a very simple sign up process.

The minimum payout in PrizeRebel is $5, which can be redeemed via Amazon Gift Cards or PayPal. This website also has additional methods of making money, such as doing specific tasks, like purchasing a website domain (which you will still make a profit at) or watching advertisement videos.

You should always have a reminder system or a calendar set up whenever you are planning on doing the paid offers, as most of the companies you will be registering usually borrow your credit card for their trial period, so it’s good to have a reminder to cancel the service after you are paid and before you are charged the full service.