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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 $210,893,600,829 1,480
2 oil and gas $40,558,073,607 2,975
3 pharmaceuticals $31,606,214,094 365
4 motor vehicles $22,755,949,456 439
5 utilities and power generation $15,724,294,542 1,326
6 healthcare services $9,720,356,898 806
7 telecommunications $6,521,227,977 537
8 diversified $4,825,748,034 4,112
9 information technology $4,729,546,220 194
10 chemicals $4,217,458,064 2,715
11 aerospace and military contracting $3,456,730,581 789
12 electrical and electronic equipment $3,385,486,854 419
13 miscellaneous services $3,383,284,404 1,811
14 automotive parts $3,357,494,391 875
15 oilfield services and supplies $2,916,605,655 418
16 airlines $2,136,516,149 2,944
17 private equity (including portfolio companies) $1,885,474,708 1,380
18 construction and engineering $1,873,583,408 975
19 retailing $1,798,187,735 2,399
20 medical equipment and supplies $1,751,393,215 164
21 mining and minerals $1,508,437,569 15,698
22 metals $1,081,629,327 1,671
23 freight and logistics $1,023,568,975 1,187
24 wholesalers $975,122,692 547
25 miscellaneous energy products and systems $969,250,575 442
26 entertainment $890,930,328 203
27 pipelines $884,807,462 481
28 food products $823,424,805 2,223
29 building materials $717,460,013 2,777
30 agribusiness $716,798,471 737
31 miscellaneous manufacturing $414,894,013 997
32 media $401,708,299 155
33 housewares and home furnishings $157,764,492 242
34 industrial equipment $150,693,915 583
35 railroads $140,066,231 7,210
36 waste management and environmental services $123,458,583 552
37 household and personal care products $89,825,946 156
38 paper and packaging $88,551,110 858
39 real estate $76,495,976 122
40 homebuilding $71,631,414 189
41 apparel $70,627,343 57
42 restaurants and foodservice $70,027,025 410
43 information services $64,129,631 8
44 paints and coatings $60,120,744 99
45 beverages $54,620,812 231
46 heavy equipment $51,525,081 209
47 tobacco $41,593,168 27
48 industrial services $37,046,023 166
49 hotels $6,481,149 179
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