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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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Ranksort icon Major Industry Total Penalties Number of Records
1 financial services $228,770,992,016 1,939
2 oil and gas $41,049,442,242 5,601
3 pharmaceuticals $32,446,957,557 449
4 motor vehicles $27,747,793,550 634
5 utilities and power generation $15,848,024,044 1,803
6 healthcare services $10,978,609,513 1,132
7 telecommunications $9,197,702,950 673
8 diversified $5,478,963,809 4,957
9 information technology $5,076,552,295 226
10 retailing $4,691,837,626 2,963
11 chemicals $4,541,697,174 3,821
12 electrical and electronic equipment $3,843,849,443 504
13 automotive parts $3,376,856,564 1,104
14 aerospace and military contracting $3,167,852,135 924
15 oilfield services and supplies $2,918,058,755 482
16 miscellaneous services $2,701,976,640 1,912
17 private equity (including portfolio companies) $2,430,133,720 1,888
18 construction and engineering $2,064,261,728 1,274
19 freight and logistics $1,999,779,071 1,465
20 airlines $1,930,654,747 3,021
21 medical equipment and supplies $1,843,167,831 220
22 wholesalers $1,703,476,563 697
23 business services $1,618,501,508 553
24 mining and minerals $1,526,481,717 16,255
25 food products $1,141,741,159 2,764
26 metals $1,128,542,524 2,059
27 entertainment $1,013,320,898 291
28 miscellaneous energy products and systems $982,781,435 542
29 pipelines $861,463,497 872
30 building materials $761,519,848 3,489
31 agribusiness $737,301,409 920
32 miscellaneous manufacturing $621,057,825 1,363
33 restaurants and foodservice $475,563,608 567
34 beverages $300,454,839 265
35 railroads $185,812,076 7,607
36 housewares and home furnishings $182,165,865 320
37 industrial equipment $165,825,231 688
38 waste management and environmental services $161,523,257 725
39 media $141,395,655 174
40 paints and coatings $140,922,293 126
41 apparel $117,647,150 94
42 real estate $116,304,360 140
43 paper and packaging $110,051,866 1,164
44 household and personal care products $97,834,194 212
45 heavy equipment $87,631,229 264
46 information services $64,129,631 8
47 tobacco $41,655,708 31
48 hotels $38,551,589 241
49 industrial services $34,981,001 230
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