Level Rewards Review: Earn $5+ per Referral?

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Level Rewards is an affiliate site of sorts that publishes incentived trials and surveys, giving you the chance to make money by signing up for the offers presented.  It’s no different than that of Swagbucks or MyPoints, to name a few, but the biggest difference here is that they place a large emphasis on friend referrals.

It’s one that’s not mentioned a lot, but I have seen it on some forums/Facebook Groups I frequent.  So, as always, if I see something, I love to review it to see what it’s all about.  Hopefully, in reading my review, you can learn more about it before you waste your time and/or sign up.  If you have ever read any of my reviews, you will know that I’m always honest, only recommending services that I would use.  Yes, some options may only make you $25 a month, but some people may want that.  This may be the case here.

If you like the idea of answering questions and/or signing up for offers to make money, then Level Rewards may be for you.

Let’s begin!

What is Level Rewards?

On the main site, I couldn’t find much about who operated Level Rewards.  They had a detailed FAQ section as well as the typical terms and conditions and privacy policy page, but I couldn’t find an about us page.  This isn’t always a red flag, but it can add a lot of legitimacy to a site if you at least know who you are dealing with.

As mentioned in the intro, Level Rewards is similar to that of your typical GPT (get paid to) websites.  You will get rewarded whenever you complete a task, such as answering a survey and/or completing an offer.  The biggest difference, however, as the name implies, is that you will be rewarded highly through referrals.  Using what’s known as a level rewards, every credit you earn can take you to another level.  I will talk about this in a second here.

Signing up for Level Rewards

To sign up for Level Rewards, you can do via the main site by following the “Sign Up” button.  In clicking this, they will ask for your name, primary email address as well as to create a password so that you can log back in the future.

Immediately after joining, you can view your dashboard.

Level Rewards is 100% free to join and is open to residents of U.S, Canada, Australia and the UK.   You must be able least 18+ years old to participate and obtain free items, however, they do let users 16 and 17 years old join as long as you have parental permission to do so.

Level Rewards Dashboard

Once you sign up, you can then view your dashboard, which will look something like this:

At first, the company will ask you to complete your registration.  And, while this is optional, most of your research companies will ask you to fill out your profile in depth so that they can match you with relevant survey opportunities.  Basically, the more they know about you, the more targeted offers you can earn, which means you can make more cash.  Completing your registration only takes 30 seconds, so I highly recommend you do it.

The Offers and Surveys

As you scroll down the page, as seen in that screenshot prior, you can view the offers you can complete at the moment.

You can sort by the featured offers, the price or the credit value.  What you’re going to see next to each offer is the “credit value,” the amount you can earn for completing that offer.  So, that LifeLock offer, for instance, would earn you 5.00 in credits if you follow the directions.  As per the details, I would have to “install, open, start a membership and fill out the form to start the protection” to earn that five credits.

If you’re interested in any offer, be sure to read the requirements via the “view details” as seen in that graphic above.  As long as you follow the directions as noted, you should receive your credit based on the “credits” timeline, usually which is anywhere from “quickly” to a few days.  Next to each offer, you can see how long it’s going to take.  If you fail to do this, you won’t get credited.

The Levels

Now, what makes Level Rewards different is the level structure. You’re not going to get paid for the offers you complete.  Rather, you will only get paid for the people you refer.

Here’s how the levels work…

According to the site, your level is based on your total credits, with every 1.00 credits equal to one level.  As you level up, you can earn $5 per level your referral achieves, up to your level maximum.

So, let’s say you’re a level 10.  If this where the case, you could earn up to $50 per referral if he/she reaches level 10 themselves ($5×10).  But, let’s say they only reach level three in completing offers, and you’re a level 10.  In this case, you would make $15 (3x$5), with the ability to maximize up to a level 10.

It’s a confusing system at first, but when you read into it, it’s not that bad.  If you don’t want to do the math, you can always click on the “Status” link on your menu to see how many credits you have as well as which level you’re on.  It seems as if the company focuses on referrals, which can be a plus side or downside.

So, let’s sum this up as an example to help you better understand the system as I know it’s kind of confusing.

Every offer you complete will give you a number of credits.  So, using that LifeLock example above, you would be promoted to a level five since it pays out five credits.  Then, if you referred someone and they reached level 5 as well.  Let’s say they did the same offer.  In that case, you would earn $25 (5x$5).  Remember, every level equals $5.  Now, if you stay at level five and your referral passes you to a level six, you won’t get paid anymore because you’re a level five still.  Once they pass you, the earnings stop unless you climb the ranks again.

Here’s a snippet directly from the site to help you:

It’s probably one of the most confusing payout structures in the history of reviews, but I think there’s potential here, only if you can refer people.


After you acquire a balance, you can request a payment, usually which is processed within 24 hours.  However, the company states you can get paid out in less than one hour in some cases.  It just depends on when you cash out.

At the moment, the company pays out via PayPal, Zelle, bank deposit or Amazon with no minimum balance required.

Final Thoughts

4/10I really wanted to like Level Rewards, but I would only recommend it if you can refer a lot of people and those people will complete a lot of offers.  Seeing you’re only going to get paid based on your referrals activity, it can be tough to make money on it.  Unless you’re a celebrity on YouTube or Instgram, it’s going to be hard to promote your link unless you can do it other ways.  In other words, it’s going to be hard.

For now, if you like the idea of complete surveys and offers and getting credited for rewards, then I would recommend you check out Quick Thoughts, Survey Junkie, Swagbucks, etc.  You can still refer friends with Swagbucks, for example, but you won’t have to worry about them making money for you to make money.  I hope that makes sense.

In the end, Level Rewards, in no way, is a scam.  In fact, it’s a cool concept, but I would only recommend it if you can refer a lot of people and they can complete offers in the meantime.  In that way, you could probably make some nice cash on the side.

As always, if you have used Level Rewards and/or you want to comment on it, be sure to do so in the comments below.

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Tom Nathaniel

Hi! My name is Tom Nathaniel, and I created LushDollar to help share my honest thoughts on everything money. You won't find gimmicks here. It's the Internet's most honest money site after all. I graduated from Arizona State University, and I have worked in the finance industry since 2006, consulting with multiple Fortune 5000 companies.

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