Do Google local guides get paid?

Yes google pays its guides but not in cash. It is in terms of free paid google services that we use in daily life. Below is the detail of the different perks that you get by becoming a google guide.
Level 1: 0+ points
  • Get the inside scoop with our monthly newsletter
  • Join Google-hosted workshops and Hangouts
  • In select countries, enter into exclusive contests for Local Guides
  • Join the conversation at Local Guides Connect
Level 2: 5+ points
  • Get early access to new Google products and features
  • Promote your own meet-ups on the Local Guides calendar
Level 3: 50+ points
  • Get noticed with your Local Guides badge in Google Maps
  • Be eligible to receive promotion of unofficial communities
Level 4: 200+ points
Local Guides who reach Level 4 by 11pm EST on March 17, 2017 can unlock 100GB of free Google Drive storage. The benefit must be redeemed within 30 days of being issued and is valid for one year. This promotion will expire after the cut-off date.
Level 5: 500+ points
  • Eligible for Trusted Testing opportunities — access Google products and features before they are made public
  • Apply to attend our Local Guides Level 5 summit
  • For more info you can check the following link :)