v2.4.0.8
Document and Entity Information (USD $)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Jun. 28, 2013
Feb. 18, 2014
Common units
Feb. 18, 2014
Subordinated units
Entity Registrant Name USA Compression Partners, LP      
Entity Central Index Key 0001522727      
Document Type 10-K      
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013      
Amendment Flag false      
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31      
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer No      
Entity Voluntary Filers No      
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes      
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer      
Entity Public Float   $ 258,535,875    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding     24,034,240 14,048,588
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013      
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY