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The 7 highest-paying jobs for men

Salary potential isn't the only thing to consider when thinking about your career path, but it is nice to know which jobs pay the big bucks.

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, which broke down jobs by gender and median earnings, GOBankingRates rounded up the highest-paying jobs for women and men.

Here, we've highlighted the seven jobs where men earn the most.

7. Aircraft pilot and flight engineers

Median Weekly Earnings: $1,830

BLS job description: Airline and commercial pilots fly and navigate airplanes, helicopters, and other aircraft.

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6. Computer hardware engineers

Median Weekly Earnings: $1,871

BLS job description: Computer hardware engineers research, design, develop, and test computer systems and components such as processors, circuit boards, memory devices, networks, and routers.

5. Architectural and engineering managers

Median Weekly Earnings: $1,892

BLS job description: Architectural and engineering managers plan, direct, and coordinate activities in architectural and engineering companies.

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4. Lawyers

Median Weekly Earnings: $1,914

BLS job description: Lawyers advise and represent individuals, businesses, and government agencies on legal issues and disputes.

3. Physicians and surgeons

Median Weekly Earnings: $1,915

BLS job description: Physicians and surgeons diagnose and treat injuries or illnesses.

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2. Pharmacists

Median Weekly Earnings: $2,117

BLS job description: Pharmacists dispense prescription medications to patients and offer expertise in the safe use of prescriptions.

1. Chief executives

Median Weekly Earnings: $2,251

BLS job description: Top executives devise strategies and policies to ensure that an organization meets its goals. They plan, direct, and coordinate operational activities of companies and organizations.

See the full ranking from GOBankingRates.