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 2017 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 2017, we had:
- 7,282 total active employees
- 1,582 total active medical staff
- 1,610 total member nurses, Washington State Nursing Association
- 897 total physicians in training (academic year 2016–17)
- 718 total medical students in training (academic year 2016–17)
- An average of 994 volunteers per month, serving a total of 133,428 hours
No matter the concern, caring for our patients is the focus of our every effort.
- In 2017, we had 429,255 patient visits. 53% of our patients were from Seattle or King County, Washington.
- The top 5 reasons for inpatient admission were chemotherapy, asthma, depressive disorders, bronchiolitis/RSV, and tonsils/adenoids.
- Our top 5 outpatient services were Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, Dentistry, Otolaryngology and the Heart Center.
- We performed 10,929 outpatient surgeries and 4,334 inpatient surgeries.
- We had 407 total licensed beds as of May 18, 2018. 354 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 $2,332,540,000.
- We provided $164,605,000 in uncompensated care.
- Our payor mix included 48% from Medicaid and 46% from insurance and managed care.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
- We had $123,296,814 in total extramural funding.
- The federal government provided $62,194,476 and corporations provided $35,216,444.
- Learn more about the research institute.