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 2019 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 2019, we had:
- 8,460 total active employees
- 1,760 total active medical staff
- 1,866 total member nurses, Washington State Nursing Association
- 969 total physicians in training (academic year 2018–2019)
- 502 total medical students in training (academic year 2018-2019)
- An average of 962 volunteers per month, serving a total of 137,897 hours
No matter the concern, caring for our patients is the focus of our every effort.
- In 2019, we had 442,125 patient visits. 51% of our patients were from Seattle or King County, Washington.
- The top 5 reasons for inpatient admission were chemotherapy, depressive disorders, seizure, bronchiolitis/RSV and asthma.
- Our top 5 outpatient services were Rehabilitation Medicine; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Cancer and Blood Disorders Center; and Otolaryngology.
- We performed 11,022 outpatient surgeries and 3,656 inpatient surgeries.
- We had 407 total licensed beds as of December 31, 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 $2,774,661,000.
- We provided $214,019,000 in uncompensated care.
- Our payor mix included 48% from Medicaid and 52% from insurance and managed care.
Seattle Children’s Research Institute
- We had $185,807,442 in total extramural funding.
- The federal government provided $118,661,685 and corporations provided $27,068,403.
- Learn more about the research institute.