Health Services

Health services is a key industry in Seattle’s economy, by providing medical services to the region, conducting research and development, and facilitating education and training for its workforce. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 16 percent growth in employment from 2020-2030. One in five Seattle-are jobs are tied to healthcare, the industry employs more than 90,000 medical workers and contributes annual wages of $4.2 billion. The healthcare industry provides services and products which includes:

  • Healthcare practitioners/providers
  • Hospitals
  • Healthcare products (medical supplies and devices)
  • Medical services (insurance, labs, ambulance)
  • Research, training and support organizations

 

For more information, please contact:

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Stella Wayman
Health Services and Construction Advocate
(206) 561-2452
Stella.Wayman@seattle.gov