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Violation Tracker Industries Ranked by Penalty Totals

Note: the totals here are derived only from entries matched to parent companies. They are adjusted to account for the fact that each parent's entries may include both agency records and settlement announcements for the same case; or else a penalty covering multiple locations may be listed in the individual records for each of the facilities.

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Rank Major Industry Total Penaltiessort icon Number of Records
1 financial services $209,194,333,186 1,246
2 oil and gas $39,963,332,502 2,954
3 pharmaceuticals $27,892,558,994 325
4 motor vehicles $22,756,082,922 415
5 utilities and power generation $15,675,945,196 1,271
6 healthcare services $8,177,092,776 727
7 telecommunications $5,755,145,811 522
8 diversified $4,383,778,462 4,011
9 information technology $4,197,875,393 187
10 chemicals $3,636,932,605 2,665
11 automotive parts $3,267,254,766 819
12 miscellaneous services $3,220,685,130 1,727
13 electrical and electronic equipment $3,114,323,062 394
14 aerospace and military contracting $2,842,183,881 768
15 oilfield services and supplies $2,670,452,906 405
16 airlines $2,122,646,623 2,898
17 construction and engineering $1,524,624,026 925
18 mining and minerals $1,508,081,559 15,791
19 medical equipment and supplies $1,384,463,248 154
20 private equity (including portfolio companies) $1,356,533,397 1,292
21 retailing $1,196,874,267 2,310
22 metals $1,060,931,842 1,610
23 freight and logistics $952,812,254 1,169
24 miscellaneous energy products and systems $943,938,440 431
25 pipelines $868,387,932 466
26 entertainment $834,437,009 196
27 food products $800,819,839 2,143
28 agribusiness $707,881,801 704
29 building materials $620,367,787 2,622
30 wholesalers $601,822,915 511
31 miscellaneous manufacturing $414,951,487 952
32 media $387,042,062 152
33 housewares and home furnishings $156,483,140 236
34 railroads $141,828,634 7,209
35 industrial equipment $135,547,671 552
36 waste management and environmental services $119,628,956 523
37 household and personal care products $89,748,858 151
38 paper and packaging $86,045,516 810
39 real estate $75,852,856 114
40 homebuilding $71,545,596 184
41 apparel $70,841,596 52
42 restaurants and foodservice $68,626,091 394
43 information services $64,129,631 8
44 paints and coatings $60,687,505 97
45 beverages $54,380,565 222
46 tobacco $41,642,168 26
47 industrial services $29,849,492 158
48 heavy equipment $26,340,661 198
49 hotels $6,447,662 176
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