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 2021 fiscal year appear below. For more information, please see the PDF.
Our dedicated employees and volunteers are the heart of Seattle Children’s. In 2021, we had:
- 8,716 total active employees
- 1,836 total active medical staff
- 1,766 total member nurses, Washington State Nurses Association
- 1,018 total physicians in training (academic year 2020–2021)
- 306 total medical students in training (academic year 2020-2021)
- An average of 200 volunteers per month, serving a total of 48,000+ hours
Our work force is dedicated to providing compassionate care to every patient we serve.
No matter the concern, caring for our patients is the focus of our every effort.
- In 2021, we had 373,939 patient visits. 55% of our patients were from King County, Washington.
- The top 5 reasons for inpatient admission were seizure; chemotherapy; appendectomy; other digestive system diagnoses; and major depressive disorders & other/unspecified psychoses.
- Our top 5 outpatient services were Rehabilitation Medicine; Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine; Orthopedics and Sports Medicine; Heart Center; and Otolaryngology.
- We performed 10,439 outpatient surgeries and 3,891 inpatient surgeries.
- We had 407 total licensed beds as of December 31, 2021:
We build on a culture of philanthropy for patient care and research.
Seattle Children’s Hospital
- We had gross revenue of $2,985,539,000.
- We provided $276,039,000 in uncompensated care.
- Our payor mix included 47% from Medicaid and 53% from insurance and managed care.
Seattle Children’s Research Division
- We had $211,265,709 in total extramural funding.
- The federal government provided $138,553,687 and corporations provided $16,274,742.
- Learn more about the research institute.