Hello Teachers! I am a 19 year old male college student who just finished my first year of college. I am still confused on what I want to pursue my studies in, so it's pretty much wide open right now. To make sure teaching is the right path for me, I will be observing a couple days next school year in my 6th grade teachers class room, which I am looking forward to.. I am considering teaching, but have one concern. I read somewhere that the starting average salary for a teacher (in MI) is only $32,000. Is this true (if anyone knows?)? I am concerned that it would take a whole lot of time just to earn a decent amount compared to the work a teacher has to do and put up with. I am also concerned with how hard it may end up being trying to find a teaching job. I don't want to end up having to struggle for years finding a job. Any advice is greatly appreciated!