HCD Surveys uses points to record your survey account. $1.00= 100 points, for example, if you have 550 points in your account, that is equal to $ 5.50. The minimum payout is $10.00=1000 points. It usually takes 2 to 4 weeks to process the payment. Payment is made by check so you need to provide a valid mailing address when registering their website.
This survey website currently only accepts US residents to register.
You will receive about 4 survey emails from them per month. Each survey pays from $1.00 to $5.00 (100 to 500 points). Some are really short surveys which only need 30 seconds to finish.
If you qualify a survey but you did not finish (gave up in the middle of the process or anything happened, such as technical problems), you will not receive any points. If you participate in a survey by answering the screening questions but you are not qualified, you will be awarded 10 points. If the survey reached a full quota and you are qualified for that survey, you have to enter that survey and answer at least 1 question to be credited 10 points.
It is possible that they send you surveys without any incentives (pay), so you can choose between paid surveys and non-payment surveys. There is no survey number for each survey but there is a Survey Title included in the email Subject. Most surveys will tell you how many points are offered and the survey length in minutes.
You may use the simple formula I summarized below to count the value before you begin taking their survey:
This study should take approximately Y minutes to complete and you will receive X points for your participation.
(0.6 * X ) / Y = ? $ per hour
I used this formula to check their surveys, usually payment from $6.00 to $ 12.00 per hour, which is medium-low payment, still not bad!
As a legal and truthful paid survey website, I recommend HCD Surveys to you.