Typically 6%, but of course that is flexible and can be negotiated mainly depending on the potential selling price of your home.
At UpNest (http://www.upnest.com) we are an innovative online realtor market place that helps you find top local realtors that will be competing for your business. When using our site, you will be able to compare commission quotes (no awkward negotiating for you to do with an agent), length of contract, and services such as number of open houses, staging, marketing and virtual tours that the agents are willing to offer.
After reviewing the different proposals, you then can pick the agent that you feel is best suited for you and your particular situation. Because agents are competing for your business, they will be offering you the best possible services they can offer, guaranteeing you a great deal.