By the job

Related to By the job: Book of Job, Job search
at a stipulated sum for the work, or for each piece of work done; - distinguished from time work; as, the house was built by the job.

See also: Job

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
We work by the month, or by the job, or by the profit; not for us to ask the why and wherefore of our work, unless it be too confounded cobbling, and then we stash it if we can.
Corporate sponsorship by Wal-Mart was coordinated by the job fair staff with home office personnel in Bentonville, AR.
According to the President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities, 69% of accommodations suggested by the Job Accommodation Network cost less than $500 and more than half of them cost less than $50.
State vocational rehabilitation was by far the most frequently cited source (96 percent), followed by the Job Training Partnership Act and mental health/mental retardation centers (both cited by 86 percent of respondents).
Additionally, the CRT can schedule more frequent job site visits because extensive initial training is being done by the job coaches.