About Seattle Children’s
Facts and Stats
Dedicated to delivering superior patient care, and identifying new discoveries and treatments through research, Seattle Children’s is an innovative leader in pediatric health and wellness. With a history of more than 100 years, we celebrate our past while keeping a keen eye on our future.
Some highlights of our 2018 fiscal year appear below. For more information, please download or print the PDF.
Our dedicated employees and volunteers are the heart of Seattle Children’s. In 2018, we had:
- 7,800 total active employees
- 1,650 total active medical staff
- 1,665 total member nurses, Washington State Nursing Association
- 960 total physicians in training (academic year 2017–18)
- 758 total medical students in training (academic year 2017–18)
- An average of 1,072 volunteers per month, serving a total of 146,874 hours
No matter the concern, caring for our patients is the focus of our every effort.
- In 2018, we had 446,016 patient visits. 51% of our patients were from Seattle or King County, Washington.
- The top 5 reasons for inpatient admission were depressive disorders, chemotherapy, seizure, bronchiolitis/RSV and asthma.
- Our top 5 outpatient services were Rehabilitation Medicine; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine;Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; and Otolaryngology.
- We performed 11,498 outpatient surgeries and 4,586 inpatient surgeries.
- We had 407 total licensed beds as of February 1, 2019. 361 of those licensed beds are in operation:
We build on a culture of philanthropy for patient care and research.
Seattle Children’s Hospital
- We had gross revenue of $2,747,120,000.
- We provided $146,667,000 in uncompensated care.
- Our payor mix included 50% from Medicaid and 44% from insurance and managed care.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
- We had $125,296,329 in total extramural funding.
- The federal government provided $68,137,680 and corporations provided $33,825,582.
- Learn more about the research institute.